Georg Nickisch studied at the Prince of Wales institute of Architecture (UK), the University of Bath (UK) and received his degree in architecture from the Accademia di Architettura Mendrisio in 2005. From 2007-2013 he taught as an assistant at the chair of Jonathan Sergison. from 2015-2017 he taught as a guest professor at the HEAD Geneva. Since 2020 he is lecturer at the chair of Valerio Olgiati at the Accademia.
Georg Nickisch works together with Selina Walder in their office in Flims, which has been founded in 2006. They realized a number of buildings, exhibitions and publications which gained recognition and awards.