Jennifer Schaub (b.1974 Saarland, Germany) graduated in architecture, both in Germany (1999) and in Italy (2006). She has been living and working in Tuscany since 1997.

Since the beginning of her career in 1997 in Italy she has collaborated with several notable Tuscan architects such as: Bruno Sacchi (Florence), Flaviano Maria Lorusso (Florence), Roberto Martini (Pisa), Andrea Mannocci (Pisa), Beniamino Cristofani (Pisa), and Alberto Linciano (Pisa). In addition, she has collaborated with architectural design companies as Salvatore Re, Leonardo srl (Pisa) focusing on the complete design process - from interior design and private residential projects to public buildings, infrastructures as a waste-to-energy plant and urban master planning, directing and managing teams.

In 2010, she launched her own studio and started planning and realizing residential projects for private clients with a special regard to sustainable architecture and eco-refurbishment. Furthermore she has specialized in timber construction employing natural materials to ensure a better indoor comfort for the end-users. Actually her professional work is concentrated on public tender procedures, executive planning and the construction of school buildings in timber.

Since 2006 she has been collaborating with Professor Klaus Dieter Köehler (htw saar, Saarbrücken, Germany) and with the other partner Universities of Re-FACT ( organizing, coordinating and teaching as chief researcher in international student workshops on the reconversion of industrial heritage in the context of urban regeneration.

Furthermore, she has taught as research assistant and supervisor of master's theses at the University of Florence collaborating with Flaviano Maria Lorusso on the subject of museums architecture and urban regeneration in the master course of architectural design.

She has also held several lectures on contemporary wood architecture contributing to vocational training courses on timber construction for architects, engineers and carpenters.

In addition recently she’s been the coordinator of a volunteer association that, supported by an international partnership, is engaged in landscape conservation and the promotion of local sustainable development.

The social and cultural aspects of architecture are as important as the concrete output of applied science. That’s why she’s deeply committed to community outreach and teaching. She considers it as a mission to transmit her passion for architecture as a powerful instrument, not only to testify Zeitgeist (spirit of the age), but furthermore to induce change.