The book "Shell Structures for Architecutre: Form Finding and Optimization", published by Routledge - Taylor & Francis Group, with next to Prof. Block and Diederik Veenendaal of the BLOCK Research Group, Sigrid Adriaenssens and Chris Williams as co-editors, is now available in the UK as hardback, paperback or e-book, but also as iBook.
Matthias Rippmann and Masoud Akbarzadeh are organizing, together with Oliver Gericke, from July 14-18 a design-build workshop on Funicular Funnel Shells at the Institute of Lightweight Structures and Conceptual Design (ILEK) at the University of Stuttgart, Germany.
Prof. Block's department lecture at the Department of Architecture at ETH Zurich, which was also his tenure track lecture, has been posted online. Also do check out the nice review (in German) by Christopher Metz (thanks!).
Several of the BLOCK Research Group's projects are featured in an article on the work and legacy of MIT Professor John Ochsendorf that appeared in the Summer 2014 edition of Modern Magazine. Read the article here.