2020

Wang X., Tam K.M.M., Beaudouin-Mackay A., Hoyle B., Mason M., Guo Z., Gao W., Li C., Zhu W., Karsan Z., Kao G.T.C., Zhang L., Chai H., Yuan P.F. and Block P.3D-Printed Bending-Active Formwork for Shell Structures,Architectural Intelligence: Selected Papers from the 1st International Conference on Computational Design and Robotic Fabrication (CDRF 2019),Yuan, P.F., Xie, Y.M.M., Leach, N., Yao, J. and Wang, X. (editors),Springer Singapore,2020.
Block P., Calvo Barentin C., Ranaudo F. and Paulson N.Imposing Challenges, Disruptive Changes: Rethinking the Floor Slab,The Materials Book: Inspired by the 6th LafargeHolcim Foundation Forum ,Ruby, I. and Ruby A. (editors),Ruby Press,Berlin,2020.
Popescu M., Rippmann M., Van Mele T. and Block P.KnitCrete: Building in Concrete with a Stay-in-Place Knitted Fabric Formwork,The Materials Book: Inspired by the 6th LafargeHolcim Foundation Forum ,Ruby, I. and Ruby A. (editors),Ruby Press,Berlin,2020.
Block P.Position: Philippe Block on Innovative Structures / Position: Philippe Block über Innovative Tragwerk,Architecture, Research, Building: ICD/ITKE 2010-2020 / Architektur, Forschung, Bauen: ICD/ITKE 2010-2020,Menges, A. and Knippers, J. (editors),Birkhäuser,2020.in press.

2019

Block P. and Paulson N.E4: Efficiency, Economy, Elegance, and Ecology,Design - Tales of Science and Innovation,G. Folkers and M. Schmid (editors),Chronos Verlag, Collegium Helveticum and ETH Zurich,Zürich,2019.

2018

Block P. and Paulson N.New Opportunities Through Informed Structural Design,Addis Ababa: A manifesto on African progress,D. Hebel, F. Heisel, M. Wisniewska and S. Nash (editors),Ruby Press,Berlin,2018.

2017

Hebel D., Block P., Heisel F. and Méndez Echenagucia T.Beyond Mining - Urban Growth: The architectural innovation of cultivated resources through appropriate engineering,Imminent Commons: The Expanded City,Alejandro Zaera-Polo, Jeffrey S. Anderson (editors),Actar Publishers,2017.Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism 2017 - Exhibition Catalogue.
Rippmann M. and Block P.Funicular Shell Design Exploration,Computational Design,N. Leach and P. F. Yuan (editors),Tongji University Press,Shanghai,2017 (January).
Block P.In the Footsteps of the Great ETH Engineers,Der entwerfende Ingenieur - Zum 60. Geburtstag von Joseph Schwartz,M. Rinke (editors),Jovis Verlag,Berlin,2017 (November).
Rippmann M., Liew A. and Block P.Structural 3D-printed floor,Digital Fabrication,P. F. Yuan, A. Menges and N. Leach (editors),Tongji University Press,Shanghai,2017 (October).to appear.
Block P., Van Mele T. and Rippmann M.The Armadillo Vault,Digital Fabrication,P. F. Yuan, A. Menges and N. Leach (editors),Tongji University Press,Shanghai,2017.

2016

Veenendaal D.A History of Fabric Formwork,The Fabric Formwork Book - Methods for Building New Architectural and Structural Forms in Concrete,West, M. (editors),Routledge,London,2016.

2015

Davis L. and Block P.Earthen masonry vaulting - Mexican and Catalan techniques,SUDU: Research and Manual,Hebel, D. E., Moges, M. and Gray, Z. (editors),Ruby Press,Berlin,2015.

2014

Van Mele T., Panozzo D., Sorkine-Hornung O. and Block P.Best-fit Thrust Network Analysis - Rationalization of freeform meshes,Shell Structures for Architecture: Form Finding and Optimization,Adriaenssens, S., Block, P., Veenendaal, D. and Williams, C. (editors),Routledge,London,2014.
Veenendaal D. and Block P.Comparison of form-finding methods,Shell Structures for Architecture: Form Finding and Optimization,Adriaenssens, S., Block, P., Veenendaal, D. and Williams, C. (editors),Routledge,London,2014.
Ochsendorf J. and Block P.Exploring shell forms,Shell Structures for Architecture: Form Finding and Optimization,Adriaenssens, S., Block, P., Veenendaal, D. and Williams, C. (editors),Routledge,London,2014.
Höweler E., Yoon J. M., Ochsendorf J., Block P. and DeJong M.Material Computation - The Collier Memorial design using analog and digital tools ,Paradigms in Computing - Making, Machines and Models for Design Agency in Architecture,Gerber, D. J. and Ibañez, M. (editors),eVolo Press,Los Angeles,2014.
Linkwitz K. and Veenendaal D.Nonlinear force density method - Constraints of force and geometry,Shell Structures for Architecture: Form Finding and Optimization,Adriaenssens, S., Block, P., Veenendaal, D. and Williams, C. (editors),Routledge,London,2014.
Block P. and Stirnemann M.Paper tile vault,Building from Waste - Recovered materials in architecture and construction,Hebel, D., Wisniewska, M. and Heisel, F. (editors),Birkhäuser,Basel,2014.
Bhooshan S., Veenendaal D. and Block P.Particle-spring systems - Design of a cantilevering concrete canopy,Shell Structures for Architecture: Form Finding and Optimization,Adriaenssens, S., Block, P., Veenendaal, D. and Williams, C. (editors),Routledge,London,2014.
Block P., Lachauer L. and Rippmann M.Thrust Network Analysis - Design of a cut-stone masonry vault,Shell Structures for Architecture: Form Finding and Optimization,Adriaenssens, S., Block, P., Veenendaal, D. and Williams, C. (editors),Routledge,London,2014.

2012

Davis L. and Block P.Earthen Masonry Vaulting: Technologies and Transfer,Building Ethiopia: Sustainability and Innovation in Architecture and Design,Cherenet, Z. and Sewnet, H. (editors),Shama Books,Addis Ababa,2012.
Block P.Retrofitting and Redacting Masonry Engineering,Building Systems: Technology, Design & Society,Moe, K. and Smith, R. (editors),Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group,London,2012.

2009

Ochsendorf J. and Block P.Designing unreinforced masonry,Form and Forces: Designing Efficient, Expressive Structures,Allen, E. and Zalewski, W. (editors),John Wiley & Sons,New York,2009.
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