Gabriele was born and raised in Germany, and studied at the University of Applied Sciences in Darmstadt and the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, gaining her Masters in Architecture in 2003. The same year she joined Hoskins Architects and worked on a variety of projects including many of the firm’s important award winning schemes such as Mareel Cinema and Music Venue, Lerwick, Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre and the Bridge Arts Centre, Glasgow.
In 2010 Gabriele returned to Germany to set up the Berlin branch of the practice with her partner Thomas, and joining the board of Hoskins Architects as a director in 2013.
As director of the Berlin office Gabriele is responsible for all aspects of managing the business, which has quickly grown within the first year to a team of 7 architects. In addition to this Gabriele continues to use her creative talents in leading projects such as the redevelopment of the Berlin State Library and working on the redevelopment of the World Museum in Vienna, Austria.
Gabriele is also a certified Mediator in Design, Construction and Environment, able to assist with techniques for identifying a common goal amongst large stakeholder groups, developing cohesive and well-structured briefs and mediating in situations where conflicting interest groups are unable to come to a resolution.