AEC Technology Updates, Spring 2014 AECbytes Archived Article (March 18, 2014)

This article looks at recently developments in AEC technology, including the new version of Tekla Structures that has just been released; a new  ColorByNumber plug-in for Revit; the ability of Sefaira to now perform daylighting analysis in addition to energy analysis; the launch of EcoDesigner STAR by Graphisoft for ArchiCAD-based energy analysis; a new cloud-based project collaboration and workflow management solution called Kenesto; a new version of the collaboration and model review solution, BIMreview; the next generation of the ArchiCAD-based FM tool,; and finally, the ability to create accurate building floorplan survey data using the Orthograph app on an iPad.

About the Author

Lachmi Khemlani is the founder and editor of AECbytes. She has a Ph.D. in Architecture from UC Berkeley, specializing in intelligent building modeling, and consults and writes on AEC technology. She can be reached at

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