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Sean Beatty
Sean Beatty

Sean is currently the project manager for the Seattle VDC department of Turner Construction and resides in Seattle, WA. He began using SketchUp as an architecture student at Washington State University where he received his M.Arch degree. Upon graduation Sean worked as an associate architect before returning to school at the University of Washington for a Master’s degree in Construction Management. He has worked in the construction industry for the past 10 years starting his career with Turner as a Field Engineer. For the past 3 years Sean has worked exclusively in the VDC department where he helps to promote model based tools for the construction process. Part of a 10-member team, Turner Seattle’s VDC department supports Turner projects nationwide when our technical expertise is needed for sales, estimating, self-perform, pre-fabrication, or logistics models. Currently Sean is working to assist in the management of the VDC department while working to provide applied research that employs parametric modeling and digital fabrication techniques. The goal of this research is to increase the efficiency of construction operations, especially in regards to self-perform concrete.