Shujie Chen

About Us

Shujie Chen

Urban Designer

Shujie is an urban designer and leads JTP's studio in Hangzhou, China.

A qualified Town Planner in China and with a MA in Urban Design from the University of Sheffield, she is responsible for the development of strategic relations with the practice’s Chinese clients and collaborators. Shujie fuses a thorough knowledge of Chinese local culture and Western ways of place making to deliver the best design proposals appropriate to the context of each scheme.

Shujie has worked on a range of Chinese projects of various scales, from the architectural design of residential neighbourhoods to large scale visioning projects, and was recently part of the pioneering team which staged China’s first Community Planning Event for the Changzhi Town Centre project.

Shujie has a passion for urban regeneration and sustainable urbanism, and considers public participation as integral to the design process. She has taken part in a number of Charrettes, such as Luzhou Wine City, which delivered a Vision, strategy and design framework.

Outside of office, Shujie enjoys travelling and dining out.