Nicola Probst studied architecture at Supsi in Lugano and at the University of California, Berkeley, U.S., where he received his Master of Architecture in 1999.
In 2002 established his own professional practice in Lugano, and from the same year he is assistant of architectural design at the Academy of Architecture in Mendrisio, Switzerland.
He has been visiting critic at the University of California, Berkeley, at Politecnico di Milano and at Zhejiang University.
From 2003 is member of Swiss Register of Architects, Engineers and Techicians.
From 2004 is member of the Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects.
From 2005 is member of the Association of Engineers and Architects of Ticino.
From 2011 is member of GPA of the Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects.