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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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Lecture Prof. Block at Hassell studio

Lecture Prof. Block at Hassell studio

05.11.2020

Invited by Principal and Head of Design Technology and Innovation, Xavier De Kestelier, Prof. Block will on Nov 18 contribute to the in-house lecture series on 'Climate response by design' at Hassel studio.

Prof. Block distinguished guest at AdvanceAEC launch event.

Prof. Block distinguished guest at AdvanceAEC launch event.

04.11.2020

Prof. Block is honoured to be invited by Prof. Achim Menges on Nov 16 as a distinguished guest and discussion leader of the launch event of the AdvanceAEC network.  

Keynote Prof. Block at Rethinking Concrete symposium at Princeton

Keynote Prof. Block at Rethinking Concrete symposium at Princeton

16.10.2020

Invited by Profs. Forrest Meggers and Lucia Allais, Prof. Block will give a mini keynote at the "Rethinking Concrete" (online) symposium, organised on Oct 22-23 by Princeton University.

RhinoVAULT 2 workshop by Dr. Juney Lee at UC Berkeley

RhinoVAULT 2 workshop by Dr. Juney Lee at UC Berkeley

08.10.2020

Invited by Prof. Simon Schleicher of UC Berkeley, Dr. Juney Lee will give an online lecture and workshop on the form-finding framework RhinoVAULT 2 on October 15th and 22nd.

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