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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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Talk Prof. Block at COX Architecture

Talk Prof. Block at COX Architecture

16.09.2021

Invited by Tristan Morgan, Prof. Block is excited to give on Sep 30 the first R+D Webinar at COX Architecture.

Lecture Prof. Block at Global Concrete Summit 2021

Lecture Prof. Block at Global Concrete Summit 2021

04.09.2021

Prof. Block will on Sep 15 give a talk in the second session on "Innovation" of the Global Concrete Summit 2021 lecture series.

Dr. Mariana Popescu assistant professor at TU Delft

Dr. Mariana Popescu assistant professor at TU Delft

24.08.2021

We are proud to share that Dr. Popescu will in September start as Assistant Professor in the Structural Design / Building Engineering Group in the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences at TU Delft. A big congrats and lots of success, Mariana! 

International Summer School on Historic Masonry Structures in Anagni, italy

International Summer School on Historic Masonry Structures in Anagni, italy

24.08.2021

Invited by Prof. Maurizio Angelillo, Prof. Block,  Dr. Antonino Iannuzzo and Ricardo Maia Avelino of the Block Research Group will contribute to the teaching at the 2021 International Summer School on Historic Masonry Structures, held August 30 to September 11 in Anagni, Italy.

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