György studied at the Technical University of Budapest, Faculty of Architecture and graduated in 1980. He attended the post-graduate Master School of the Association of Hungarian Architects in 1986-1988.
He joined KÖZTI as a junior structural designer in 1980. In 1981, he was a member of the in-situ design team of the Kano Stadium in Nigeria. After he came home, he worked at Miklós Dobozi’s studio, often as an associate of Lajos Zalaváry. He got his senior architect appointment in 1988 and his own studio in 1990. He was a member of the board of directors between 2004 and 2021.
A number of his varied project commissions have been the result of his winning the respective design competitions. In the past decade he designed mostly sports projects. Some of his most important projects include the Knorr-Bremse Research and Development Centre, the Gandhi Grammar School in Pécs, the Pannonhalma Benedictine Archabbey reception building, the Budapest Sports Arena, the Ludovika Arena, the Puskás Ferenc Stadium and the Multifunctional Arena.
György has been a member of many professional societies, design committees and diploma committees. He has been a member of the Széchenyi Academy of Literature and Arts within the Hungarian Academy of Sciences since 2010 and a regular member of the Hungarian Academy of Arts since 2013.
He has received numerous professional awards and prizes. He was awarded the Ybl Miklós Prize in 1997, the Pro Architectura Prize in 2001, Prima Primissima Award in 2009, Artist of Merit Award in 2019, Csonka Pál Award and the Kossuth Prize in 2020.