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IASS 2015 Symposium in Amsterdam

IASS 2015 Symposium in Amsterdam

16.08.2015

The BRG's research will be shown in nine presentation at the IASS Symposum 2015 on August 17-20 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Check out our contributions on our publication page.

Interview Prof. Block in De Ingenieur

Interview Prof. Block in De Ingenieur

04.08.2015

Prof. Block was interviewed for the magazine "De Ingenieur" by the Dutch engineering society (KIVI) on designing with graphic statics. Read the full article here.

Seed funding for postdoctoral research Dr. Méndez Echenagucia

Seed funding for postdoctoral research Dr. Méndez Echenagucia

10.07.2015

The postdoctoral research proposal "Acoustic insulation through structural stiffness" by Dr. Tomás Méndez Echenagucia has been awarded CHF 98k in seed funding by the Partnership Council for Sustainable Construction at ETH Zurich. 

Lecture by Dr. Caitlin Mueller

Lecture by Dr. Caitlin Mueller

02.07.2015

Please join us for a lecture by Dr. Caitlin Mueller, Assistant Professor, Building Technology Program, Department of Architecture, MIT, and co-director, Structural Design Lab at MIT. Her talk on “Digital Structures at MIT: Digitally Designing and Making Innovative Structures" will be on Thursday, July 2, 2015, 11:00-12:00 in the NCCR DFAB Pavilion, HIP CO 11.1. More information here.

all publicationsSelected Publications

Akbarzadeh M., Van Mele T. and Block P.On the Equilibrium of Funicular Polyhedral Frames and Convex Polyhedral Force Diagrams,Computer-Aided Design,63: 118-128,2015.
Van Mele T. and Block P.Algebraic Graph Statics,Computer-Aided Design,53: 104-116,2014.
Adriaenssens, S., Block, P., Veenendaal, D. and Williams, C. (editors)Shell Structures for Architecture: Form Finding and Optimization,Taylor & Francis - Routledge,London,2014 (April).
Block P. and Lachauer L.Three-dimensional Funicular Analysis of Masonry Vaults,Mechanics Research Communications,56: 53-60,2014.
Panozzo D., Block P. and Sorkine-Hornung O.Designing Unreinforced Masonry Models,ACM Transactions on Graphics - SIGGRAPH 2013,32(4): 91:1-91:12,2013 (July).
Rippmann M. and Block P.Rethinking Structural Masonry: Unreinforced, Stone-cut Shells,Proceedings of the ICE - Construction Materials,166(6): 378-389,2013.
Veenendaal D. and Block P.An overview and comparison of structural form finding methods for general networks,International Journal of Solids and Structures,49(26): 3741-3753,2012.
Van Mele T., Lachauer L., Rippmann M. and Block P.Geometry-based Understanding of Structures,Journal of the International Association of Shell and Spatial Structures,53(4): 285-295,2012.
Davis L., Rippmann M., Pawlofsky T. and Block P.Innovative Funicular Tile Vaulting: A prototype in Switzerland,The Structural Engineer,90(11): 46-56,2012 (November).
Rippmann M., Lachauer L. and Block P.Interactive Vault Design,International Journal of Space Structures,27(4): 219-230,2012 (December).
Van Mele T. and Block P.Novel Form Finding Method for Fabric Formwork for Concrete Shells,Journal of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures,52(4): 217-224,2011.
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