Yolanda Yuste studied industrial engineering at the University of Zaragoza. After transferring to the Technical University of Braunschweig, in Germany, she continued industrial engineering and added architecture to her studies. She graduated from the Berlin University of Arts in 2001.
She started working for international architectural offices like Renzo Piano/Kohlbecker, Jean Nouvel, Pysall.Ruge and Alusi Design; where she was envolved in the exhibition design of the German Expo 2000 pavilion in Hannover, the Debis tower at the Postdamer Platz, the Galeries Lafayette and the Canada House Building in Berlin.
In 2003 she moved to Barcelona to found YLAB Arquitectos with Tobias Laarmann.