Practice

Client Relationships. We work closely with our clients to learn about their needs in order to support their strategies and help them achieve their goals and dreams. Exceeding clients expectations demands a proactive, hands-on approach, which is the cornerstone of our success. It also demands new ideas. 

In describing our client relationships, the single most important element is trust. Clients rely on us to create and implement solutions that are responsive to their needs, completed on time and within budget. We do not give our clients a YSA look; rather we provide a YSA approach, distinguished by an abiding focus on excellence.

YSA employs an interdisciplinary design methodology; one that fosters a partnering approach that enables us to anticipate and satisfy our clients evolving market needs. The most important characteristic of this approach is the personal responsibility shared by the entire design team.


Selected YSA Clients

  • Amami Islands Development Org.
  • American Express Travel Services Inc.
  • AON Corporation
  • Asian Inc.
  • Bahia Beach Resort Golf Club
  • Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center
  • Big Island Development Inc.
  • Bridge Housing
  • Burbank Housing Inc.
  • Caguas Central
  • Cal Rossi
  • California State Park Service
  • Cannon Kip Community Health
  • CCC Inc.
  • CCCH Inc.
  • Charlestown Navy Yard Associates
  • City and County of San Francisco
  • Colegio Mater Salvatoris
  • Columbus Redevelopment Agency
  • Common Concerns Inc.
  • Community Housing Development Inc.
  • Culebra Resorts Associates II Corp
  • CyberSmith Cafes Inc.
  • D Group Equities
  • Deerborne Homes
  • Dejima University
  • Delancey Street Foundation
  • DMB Associates
  • Dolores Street Community Services
  • Dr. & Mrs. H.H. Levine
  • Eddie Bauer Stores
  • Empresas Diaz
  • Empresas VRM
  • ESRI
  • Fournou America Corp.
  • Golden Gate Recreational Area
  • Gum Moon Hall Inc.
  • Hann Inc.
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • ICFODC Inc.
  • Immune Enhancement Clinics Inc.
  • Interlink Group
  • Kajamusato Ltd.
  • Killington Ranch Ski Area
  • Laguna Honda Hospital
  • Lenox Institute for Humanistic Studies
  • Levine’s Pro-Photo
  • MAC Development
  • Macerich Corp
  • Malaya Institute for Malaya Culture
  • Matsuma Homes Ltd.
  • Mehdi Mostaedi
  • Mercy Housing - California
  • Mission Housing Development
  • Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Lee
  • Mr. & Mrs. Robert Sajadi
  • Mr. Charles Borne
  • Mr. Timothy Darin
  • Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Flaherty
  • Mr. & Mrs. Antonio Muñoz
  • Municipality of Caguas
  • Municipality of Ponce
  • Nakata Development Ltd.
  • New England Design Center
  • Northtown Community Development
  • Olympia & York Partners Ltd.
  • Pacific LifeCare Inc.
  • Palmas del Mar/MAXAM
  • Pebbles Inc.
  • Peter Levin Enterprises
  • Plaza Bellas Artes Associates III
  • Pottery Barn
  • Presidio Foundation
  • Producir Inc.
  • Prudential Real Estate Inc.
  • Radcliffe College, Harvard University
  • Reichman Development Ltd.
  • San Antonio Commons Inc.
  • San Francisco General Hospital
  • San Francisco, City of
  • San Francisco Transportation Authority
  • San Francisco Unified School District
  • San Jose Arena
  • San Mateo County Health Center
  • Senior Living Developers Inc.
  • Sonsoles School
  • Stamford Development Company Limited
  • Supportive Housing Corp.
  • Tiger Beach Enterprises Ltd.
  • Tremont Development Inc.
  • Trump International
  • US Park Service
  • Vladivostok Resort Developments Inc.
  • Westside Community Health Centers
  • Williams Sonoma