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A lecture by Yolanda Yuste, from YLab Arquitectos

7.15 p.m.
ELISAVA (La Rambla, 30-32). Sala Aleix Carrió (1st floor)


Yolanda Yuste, architect and industrial engineer from YLAB, will offer the talk “Selected Residential Projects” at ELISAVA next July 7th. She has been invited by the Postgraduate in Interior Space Design. Private Perimeters. The lecture will be about several projects that illustrate the philosophy, values and way of working of the studio that she shares with her associate Tobias Laarman. It will dig deeply into the development of concept through the different phases and scales of the project, by showing specific examples of planning and execution.


Yuste studied Industrial Engineering. She started her studies at Universidad de Zaragoza and continued them at the University of Brunswick – Institute of Technology, Germany, where she simultaneously studied Architecture. Afterwards, she graduated at the Berlin University of the Arts in 2001 and started working for international architecture offices like Renzo Piano/Kohlbecker, Jean Nouvel and Pysall.Ruge, and she developed the interior of the German Pavilion of the Expo 2000 in Hannover, the building of the Debis tower in Potsdam square, the Lafayette Galeries or the Canada House building in Berlin.


In 2003, she moved to Barcelona to found her own studio together with Laarman, by working on architecture and interior design residential, commercial, hotel business and corporate projects. The YLAB Arquitectos portfolio has projects like the headquarters of the ANV companies or Inaugure Hospitality, the BNDE bank, restaurants for the hotel chain Hi Hotels International, and several private residential projects.