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The Block Research Group (BRG) at the Institute of Technology in Architecture at ETH Zürich is led by Prof. Dr. Philippe Block and Dr. Tom Van Mele. Research at the BRG focuses on several core areas, including analysis of masonry structures, graphical analysis and design methods, computational form finding and structural design, discrete element assemblies, and fabrication and construction technologies....

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AAG 2020 Workshop

AAG 2020 Workshop

16.04.2021

On April 26-27, Dr. Tom Van Mele and BRG alumn Dr. Robin Oval will offer a pattern topology and geometry workshop at the Advances of Architectural Geometry (AAG) symposium 2020. Sign up now!

COMPAS V1.0 Release

COMPAS V1.0 Release

20.02.2021

Check out the V1.0 release of COMPAS, the open-source, Python-based computational framework for research and collaboration in architecture, engineering, fabrication and construction, initiated by the BRG and supported by the NCCR Digital Fabrication

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