Sabine Coady Schaebitz
Dipl.-Ing. Arch. Sabine Coady Schaebitz is the founding director of the Collaborative Centre for the Built Environment (CCBE at the University of Northampton. Sabine trained as an architect at the Bauhaus-University in Germany and has a longstanding interest in the role the historic environment plays in the identity and social wellbeing of communities and how the built environment contributes to the quality of life. An architectural and urban design educator her research interests include heritage and identity, contested heritage, architectural history and conservation, architecture and urban design education and community engagement. Sabine is currently leading the University Town Northampton Project, co-funded by the Northampton Borough Council, Northampton County Council and the Arts Council. She is also involved in the history and heritage project for Northampton ‘Follow Northampton’ supported by grant funding from the Institute of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education at the University. Prior to joining the University of Northampton Sabine set up and established Architecture as a new subject at Coventry University and became subject leader for Architecture there. Sabine also taught and researched at the Birmingham School of Architecture and the Bauhaus-University in Weimar.