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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.

Happy holidays from the BRG !!

Happy holidays from the BRG !!

19.12.2017

After a super intense and exciting 2017, the Block Research Group wishes you happy holidays and en guete Rutsch!

Keynote Prof. Block at IStructE Asia-Pacific Forum 2017

Keynote Prof. Block at IStructE Asia-Pacific Forum 2017

20.11.2017

Prof. Block will on December 1, 2017 give one of the keynote lecture at the 9th Institute of Structural Engineers Asia-Pacific Forum on "Going Digital in Structural Engineering", organised by the Tongji Architectural Design Group in Shanghai, China.

Armadillo vault shortlisted for Structural Awards 2017

Armadillo vault shortlisted for Structural Awards 2017

17.11.2017

We are very pleased and proud to announce that the Armadillo Vault has been shortlisted for The Structural Awards 2017, in the categories "small projects" and "structural artistry", receiving a commendation in the former!

Prof. Block on Scientific Board of GCD at TU Vienna

Prof. Block on Scientific Board of GCD at TU Vienna

17.11.2017

Invited by Prof. Helmut Pottmann, Prof. Block has been invited to sit on the Scientific Board of the Center for Geometry and Computational Design (GCD) at TU Vienna. Other memebrs are Alexander Bobenko (TU Berlin), Mette Ramsgaard Thomsen (Danish Academy of Fine Arts), and Peter Wonka (KAUST).

BRG organises compas workshop at ACADIA 2017

BRG organises compas workshop at ACADIA 2017

29.10.2017

The Block Research Group will give an intensive compas workshop from Oct. 30 to Nov. 1 at ACADIA 2017, organised at MIT in Cambridge, MA, USA. Registration for workshops opens on Sep 1 - don't miss out on getting one of the spots!

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