Senem Cennetoglu Shazhou Youhuang Cultural Park
Shazhou Youhuang Cultural Park is Golden Design Award winner in 2022 - 2023 Construction and Real Estate Projects Design Award Category.
Shazhou Youhuang Cultural Park

Shazhou Youhuang is located in Zhangjiagang, along the Yangtze river, SZYH is adjacent to the existing factory complex. The new layout includes facilities that are serving the production while becoming an architectural landmark. An industrial tourism destination, a leisurely environment, based on a mix of Jiangnan architectural elements and the modern Chinese architectural abstractions. A diverse commercial street, with modern cultural functions, innovative industrial facilities, making it economically, socially and architecturally the highlight of the city.

Shazhou Youhuang  Cultural Park
Senem Cennetoglu Shazhou Youhuang
Senem Cennetoglu Cultural Park
Senem Cennetoglu design
Senem Cennetoglu design
Senem Cennetoglu

Prior to moving to Shanghai, Senem worked for Jon A. Jerde in Los Angeles and since 2012 she’s been collaborating with award-winning US architecture design firms in China. With more than 15 years of architectural experience, she is currently consulting multiple industrial tourism complex and select interior design projects as director. Her latest project Shazhou Youhuang Cultural Park in Zhangjiagang received multiple architectural design awards and gained global recognition.

Senem Cennetoglu

Senem Cennetoglu received her degree in architecture from Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts, Istanbul. After completing her MBA program in New York, she moved to Los Angeles in 2005 and worked for the late architect, Jon A. Jerde, FAIA. Since 2012 she’s been living and working in Shanghai, collaborating with award-winning US architecture design firms focusing primarily on retail and mixed-use projects. She is the founder and owner of DSI. While the majority of its business focuses on architectural design and consulting services to developers around the world, in addition DSI invests in real estate, and property management. Architectural design services include all phases of the creative and technical process of architecture such as masterplanning, conceptual design, schematic design, design development, construction documentation review and construction management. With its locations in Shanghai, Los Angeles and Istanbul, DSI also provides corporate branding and interior design services as needed.