YamaMar Design

YAMAMAR is a full service architecture firm with experience in residential, commercial, institutional and event related projects. We help guide clients through all phases of design and construction. The studio was founded in 2005 by architects David Yama, AIA LEED®AP, and Karen Mar, RA. YAMAMAR is a licensed LBE with the city of San Francisco, and an equal opportunity employer.

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With the support of our clients, colleagues and friends over the last 15 years, we are proud to announce the evolution of YamaMar Design into two new practices: Yama Architecture and MARJANG Architecture. Thank you for the collaboration, camaraderie, opportunities, and continued support. We look forward to working with you all again soon.
David Yama and Karen Mar

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Mill Valley House / Yamamar Design

Located in Marin County, Mill Valley House house was designed San Francisco-based Yamamar Design. From the architect: Two opposing roofs define public and private zones in this Marin County home for a filmmaker and painter couple and their 2 small children. We were inspired by architect Glenn Murcutt’s notion that a well designed home requires both ‘prospect’

San Francisco House Renovation by YamaMar Design

Project: San Francisco House Renovation Architecture: YamaMar Design, David Yama, Pavitra Dholakia Contractor: Clondiff Construction, Eamonn McCusker, Dean O’Doherty Structural: Hom Pisano Engineering Inc., Jay Pisano Landscape Architect: Terremoto, Alain Peauroi Interior Design: YamaMar Design, Alison Damonte Design Area: 418 sqm Photography: Bruce Damonte YamaMar Design Architects in collaboration with Alison Damonte Design studio and landscape design firm Terremoto

Berkeley Hills House: Remodel of 1965 Family-Home by YamaMar Design

Project: Berkeley Hills House by YamaMar Design GC: U-Unlimited
 (Eitan Spanier) Structural: Earthquakes and Structures, INC Interior design: Alison Damonte Artwork: Lucy Raven Photography: Bruce Damonte Text by YamaMar This house is located in the Berkeley Hills, California, United States, and was modernized by San Francisco-based YamaMar Design. Nestled on a secluded property in the

Minimal Modern Design Meets Disco in This Eichler House

Project: Minimal Modern Design Architects: Yamamar Design Location: Palo Alto, California Area 214 sqm Constructor: Flegels Construction Interior decorator: Alison Damonte
 Photography: Bruce Damonte Yamamar Design have modernized this 1970’s Eichler house, located in Palo Alto, California. This Eichler house remodel falls squarely into the ‘minimal modern design meets disco’ camp. The project took focus

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