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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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Panel on Shell structures on DigitalFUTURES WORLD

Panel on Shell structures on DigitalFUTURES WORLD

11.01.2021

On Jan 16, Prof. Block will participate in a panel discussion on shell structures with Sigrid Adriaenssens, Chris Williams and Philip F. Yuan. The event is organised by the WG5 of the International Association of Shell Structures (IASS) and will be held on DigitalFUTURES WORLD

Happy holidays from the BRG!

Happy holidays from the BRG!

31.12.2020

The BRG is signing off! 2020 was not the year we all imagined, but we are excited and ready for 2021! Click for some sparkles and to notice a nice mention in the ETH highlights of 2020

TEDx Bucharest talk Dr. Mariana Popescu

TEDx Bucharest talk Dr. Mariana Popescu

07.12.2020

Check out Dr. Mariana Popescu's excellent TEDx Bucharest talk on Knitting Architecture!

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