Walder Nickisch

Selina Walder studied her diploma at the Accademia di Architettura Mendrisio under Valerio Olgiati in 2004. From 2004 to 2006 she taught as an assistant at his chair for architectural design.Since 2004 she has been working independently in her own office in Flims since 2005 with Georg Nickisch. In 2009 / 2010 Walder curated the exhibition 'Dado - Built and inhabited by Rudolf and Valerio Olgiati'. Georg Nickisch studied at Prince of Wales Institute of Architecture, the University of Bath and studied his degree in architecture at Accademia di Architettura Mendrisio under Peter Zumthor in 2005. Between 2007 and 2013, he taught as an assistant at the chair of Jonathan Sergison. In 2008 Selina Walder and Georg Nickisch won the competition for the new auditorium building at the Plantahof Landquart in collaboration with Valerio Olgiati. In 2010 they one the first prize in a competition for an apartment building and a refurbishment for a heritage-protected farmhouse in Davos. In the same year they one a private competition for a villa situated in Thurgau. In 2011, Walder Nickisch was awarded the second prize in an open competition for the Swiss Embassy in Nairobi.



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