Rapid Growth of Seattle and Digital Construction Tools Enabling the Boom

Salla Palos

Sellen Construction Company

Salla Palos is theĀ Emerging Technology and Innovation Director in one of the largest general contractors in the Pacific North West area of United States. She is recognized as an industry game changer, and one of the most innovative and forward-thinking people in the construction sector. She is a rapid development driver with expertise in international R&D, technology innovation, and strategic planning advancing change management of global $10 trillion construction industry with the means of open innovation. Salla is a frequent public speaker in national and international industry forums evangelizing innovation strategies in digital construction, and their impact on people, business, and technology. Salla earned her Master of Science in Architecture degree from Tampere University of Technology in Finland.


Seattle is the fastest-growing city in the USA. It continues to lead the country with about 60 major projects under construction in the downtown area of Seattle, totaling over 60% more tower cranes than any other U.S. city.... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Salla Palos (Organisation: Sellen Construction Company, Photo: Salla_Palos.jpg)

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Country Reports - The Big Picture


B1 » Urban Development in the Digital Era (12:45 - Tuesday, 11th September, Restaurant Hall 1)

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