Meet the Team
YLAB Architects Barcelona Arquitectos Barcelona

YLAB Arquitectos is a Barcelona-based architecture and interior design studio co-founded by Tobias Laarmann and Yolanda Yuste. We work internationally on commercial, residential, corporate, hotel and healthcare projects, providing complete architecture, interior design and furniture design services.

Our projects are conceived to merge intelligent design with a great level of detail and the finest craftsmanship, creating timeless spaces with a focus on functionality and consideration of the client's personality and individual needs. Our commitment is to provide the best design-build experience throughout the entire process from planning, design, construction and commissioning to project completion.
We provide global architectural services that include projects executed in Europe, Africa and Asia. Our portfolio includes reference projects such as: Zeiss Shop System in Spain, various restaurants for the international hotel chain Hi-Hotels, Inaugure Hospitality Headquarters in Barcelona, ANV Headquarters in Barcelona and offices in London, BNDE bank in Dakar and Bridge Bank Group in Abidjan, Angels Dental Clinic in Barcelona, Casa Vallvidrera and the Barrio Gótico and Diagonal Mar Apartments.

YLAB Arquitectos has been recognized for its service excellence by a wide spectrum of organizations and publications, including The New York Times, Architectural Digest, El País, and the international design networks Archiportale and Houzz.

Yolanda Yuste

Arquitecta | Socia

Yolanda Yuste studied industrial engineering at the University of Zaragoza. After transferring to the Technical University of Braunschweig in Germany, he continued with industrial engineering and added architecture to his studies.
Later, during his stay in Berlin, he graduated from the University of the Arts in 2001 and began working for international architecture studios such as Renzo Piano/Kohlbecker, Jean Nouvel, Pysall.Ruge and Alusi Design and exhibition design for the German pavilion from Expo 2000 in Hanover Collaboration on projects such as the Debis Tower in Potsdamer Platz, the Galeries Lafayette or the Canada House Building in Berlin.
In 2003 he moved to Barcelona to found a studio associated with Tobias Laarmann, offering architecture and interior design services in residential, commercial, hospitality, healthcare and corporate projects.
Yolanda Yuste teaches postgraduate courses at the Elisava Barcelona School of Design and Engineering.

Tobias Laarmann

Arquitecto | Socio

Tobias Laarmann studied architecture at the TU Dortmund and the Berlin University of the Arts, graduating in 2000.
He began his career at Studio MBA, the partner office of Foster and Partners in Berlin, while also teaching at the Berlin University of the Arts.
In 2003 his career took him to Barcelona, where he founded his own studio with Yolanda Yuste, offering architecture and interior design services for residential, commercial, hospitality and corporate projects.
Tobias Laarmann provided additional architectural services for various architectural firms such as SaAS Sabaté Associats, Alfredo Arribas Arquitectos Association, P/E/P Architects + Urban Planners, Nalbach+Nalbach Society of Architects, as well as Baas Arquitectura, Guallart Architects and others.
In addition to working as an Architect and Interior Designer, Tobias Laarmann is a specialist in Photogrammetric Art and 3D Interactive Environments with more than two decades of experience and taught these subjects at the IaaC, Institute of Architecture of Catalonia. As a hobby, he runs a small carpentry shop for custom-made solid wood furniture.

Our Team


Structural Engineer




Architect / CGI Artist


Architect / 3D Photogrametry


Interior Designer


Interior Designer


Quantity Surveyor


Coordination of construction work health and safety






Structural Engineer


MEP Engineer
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