About AECbytes


AECbytes is a technology publication launched by Dr. Lachmi Khemlani in Nov 2003, who continues to remain its editor. AECbytes is focused on researching, analyzing, and reviewing technology products and services for the building industry. It publishes a variety of articles including newsletters covering conferences and shows, reviews of products, feature articles profiling case studies of firms and projects that showcase the use of technology, viewpoint articles featuring contributions from industry leaders, and tips and tricks authored by experts in individual AEC applications. Subscribers receive a summary of each article by e-mail, along with a link to the entire online article. Subscription to AECbytes is free.  

AECbytes also publishes a quarterly magazine which includes several of its online articles and some additional content exclusive to the magazine. It is available both digitally and in hard copy using a print-on-demand service. More information on the magazine can be found here.


About the Editor

In addition to being the founder and editor of AECbytes, Lachmi Khemlani also consults extensively on the development and implementation of AEC technology. She has been writing in industry publications in this field for several years, and has also authored books on CAD and modeling.

Lachmi has a Ph.D. in Architecture from UC Berkeley, specializing in intelligent building modeling. Her other credentials include a professional B.Arch. (Honors) degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, and an M.Phil. in Architecture from the University of Cambridge, England. She has worked on numerous design projects as a practicing architect and taught CAD and 3D modeling for several years at UC Berkeley. She gives frequent presentations before both professional and academic audiences, serves on juries for technology awards, and continues to stay closely involved with the research community, recently serving on the editorial board of the journal, Automation in Construction. To see a detailed CV, click here.