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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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Keynote(s) Prof. Block at SFP Swiss Real Estate Funds Day 2022

Keynote(s) Prof. Block at SFP Swiss Real Estate Funds Day 2022

13.01.2022

Prof. Block will on Jan 28 give a keynote lecture at the Swiss Real Estate Funds Day 2022, organised by the Swiss Finance & Property Group. 

Prof. Block on panel on the 'Future of Concrete' at S-AM

Prof. Block on panel on the 'Future of Concrete' at S-AM

12.01.2022

Prof. Block has been invited on Jan 27 to a panel discussion on "The Future of Concrete" at the Swiss Architecture Museum (S-AM) in Basel.

Department lecture Prof. Block at Cal Poly

Department lecture Prof. Block at Cal Poly

08.01.2022

Invited by Prof. Dale Clifford, Prof. Block is looking forward to giving a Hearst Lecture on Fri Jan 21 at Cal Poly's College of Architecture and Environmental Design. 

Lunch talk Prof. Block at Eckersley O'Callaghan

Lunch talk Prof. Block at Eckersley O'Callaghan

04.01.2022

Prof. Block is excited to have been invited to a lunch talk on Jan 18 at Eckersley O'Callaghan.

BRG in new ETH image film

BRG in new ETH image film

16.12.2021

Check out ETH's new image film "Where the future begins" prominently featuring the BRG! 

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