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A guide on contributing to Dynamo for Revit - Part 2

Part 2: Getting started. In this part of our series on how to contribute to Dynamo, we'll tell you how to get started and 'fork the repo'.


A guide on contributing to Dynamo for Revit - Part 1

Part 1: Why Contribute? This part of our series on contributing to Dynamo introduces the contribution process and discusses why it's worth getting involved.


Creativity and AI: Rethinking automation in architectural design

New technologies are changing the relationship between architects and design. It's a controversial issue but, at matterlab, we're building products that use these technologies. So how should we approach it - should we embrace new technologies or reject them?


Superusers in the AEC industry (and how to become one)

Computational designers, technology specialists, or ‘superusers’ are all titles for a new type of job in the AEC industry that's getting people excited. Bridging the gap between traditional AEC roles and programming, these professionals are using computational solutions to make our industry more efficient. In this piece, find out more about what's involved and how you can do it too.


Making the complex simple: writing for a technical team

How does copywriting fit into a company like matterlab? In this piece, we discuss the value-add of good copywriting when it comes to technical work.


The practicalities of building a start-up: Part 1

An overview of the logistical steps we went through to establish our business, from naming to cashflow.


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