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“Use materials how they want to be used”

Philippe Block pushes boundaries. He calls into question the very postulates underlying design and what is currently considered feasible and desirable in construction. He urges all actors in the industry to “produce leaner” and move from a…

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NEST HiLo roof: Construction of the cable net © Block Research Group, ETH Zurich / Photo …

NEST HiLo roof: Construction of the cable net © Block Research Group, ETH Zurich / Photo by Juney Lee.

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Philippe Block Audio Interview

Listen to the 4-minute interview with Philippe Block: “For too long, we’ve ignored what materials want to do”.

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