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Waste shell for IDEAS CITY: NY

Waste shell for IDEAS CITY: NY

15.05.2015

Using waste products as construction materials, the Chair of Dirk Hebel and the BRG will build a pavilion in New York City's First Street Garden as part of the New Museum's IDEAS CITY festival, May 28 - 30th, 2015. Read more.

Guest course Prof. Block at MEng Membrane Lightweight Structures at TU Vienna

Guest course Prof. Block at MEng Membrane Lightweight Structures at TU Vienna

24.04.2015

Invited by Dr. Julien Lienhard, Prof. Block will on May 6 give a full-day course on equilibrium form finding, based on RhinoVAULT, to the Master of Engineering Program in Membrane Lightweight Structures at the Vienna University of Technology.

Lecture Diederik Veenendaal at TU Delft workshop

Lecture Diederik Veenendaal at TU Delft workshop

01.04.2015

Diederik Veenendaal will present the BRG's flexible formwork projects and his previous work on optimized fabric formed beams, and is guest critic at the Tektoniek workshop on April 7th at TU Delft, Netherlands.

Talk Prof. Block at NEY + Partners, Belgium

Talk Prof. Block at NEY + Partners, Belgium

19.03.2015

Invited by Kenny Verbeeck, Prof. Block will give a lunch talk on March 30 at NEY + Partners in Brussels, Belgium.  

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,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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