Prof. Raabe holds a Diploma from the Technical University Berlin and is a certified engineer. He worked at several teaching and research institutions with a focus on the history of architecture, building construction and monument preservation, namely at the Technical University of Cottbus, the International Film school of Cologne, the FH Potsdam and the Department of Restoration of the FHTW Berlin. In 1994, he founded his own office ABRI + RAABE ARCHITEKTEN in Berlin/Germany and since then, he has worked as an architect on numerous restoration projects. He was awarded his Doctorate in 2007 and in 2008 he became professor of the Department for Historic Building Conservation and Research at the Faculty of Architecture of the RWTH Aachen University/Germany. Christian Raabe is a specialist in Heritage Conservation issues and the organization and implementation of restoration work on historic buildings.