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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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Prof. Block receives 2018 Berlin Arts Prize for Architecture

Prof. Block receives 2018 Berlin Arts Prize for Architecture

16.01.2018

Prof. Block is the recipient of the 2018 Berlin Art Prize (Kunstpreis Berlin) in the section Architecture (Baukunst). Ian Ritchie, Norman Foster and Patrik Schumacher were the invited jury by the Akademie der Künste. The award ceremony will be on March 18.

Department lecture Prof. Block at KIT

Department lecture Prof. Block at KIT

08.01.2018

Invited by Prof. Dirk Hebel, Prof. Block will on Jan 17 give a department lecture at the Faculty of Architecture of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany.

Documentary on NEST HiLo roof prototype at photo18

Documentary on NEST HiLo roof prototype at photo18

06.01.2018

The photographic documentary by Naida Iljazovic of the NEST HiLo roof prototype construction has been selected for photo18 Zürich. Go check out the exhibtiion from Jan 12-16 at Halle 622 in Zürich-Oerlikon.

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