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The Block Research Group (BRG) at the Institute of Technology in Architecture at ETH Zürich 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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APPLY NOW !! Engineering PhD and postdoc positions

APPLY NOW !! Engineering PhD and postdoc positions

01.09.2018

The Block Research Group is offering two full-time engineering research positions: one PhD in the NCCR Digital Fabrication and one post-doc position in computational masonry assessment. For more information, check out our available positions page.

COMPAS master class at IASS 2018 in Boston

COMPAS master class at IASS 2018 in Boston

30.06.2018

The Block Research Group will give a two-day master class on computational graphic statics through the COMPAS framework at IASS 2018. Sign up if you want to learn how to juggle form and forces in two and three dimensions!

PechaKucha by Dr. Méndez Echenagucia at Architekturzentrum Vienna

PechaKucha by Dr. Méndez Echenagucia at Architekturzentrum Vienna

17.06.2018 - 27.06.2018

Dr. Méndez Echenagucia will present the Funicular Floor System at the Architekturzentrum Wien on June 26th at 6:00 pm.

Prof. Block at International Baukultur Days Venice

Prof. Block at International Baukultur Days Venice

16.06.2018

Prof. Block has been invited ot give a lecture at the International Baukultur Days Venice - "Brücken bauen – Building bridges" on June 27, 2018.

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