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The Block Research Group (BRG) at the Institute of Technology in Architecture at ETH Zurich 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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BRG organises Boisbuchet workshop

BRG organises Boisbuchet workshop

06.06.2017

The BRG is honoured to have been invited to organise a workshop at Boisbuchet this summmer. Reserve you spot for some crazy form finding in our workshop "Unidentifeid Funicular Object"! Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, so hurry up...

BRG's floor research featured on ETH News

BRG's floor research featured on ETH News

10.04.2017

Interviewed by Claudia Hoffmann adn endited by Peter Rüegg, Prof. Block and the BRG research on funicular floors featured on ETH News!

Prof. Block invited to join the BSA

Prof. Block invited to join the BSA

09.04.2017

Prof. Block has been honoured to become an associated member of the BSA-FAS, the Federation of Swiss Architects, which invites "well-known individuals who in their function are closely connected to architecture, urban development and spatial planning, quality of practice being a prerequisite for admission".

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