Yes Duffy is an award-winning architect, fabricator, educator, and urban-interventionist. His work combines contemporary fabrication methods with traditional architectural wisdom to achieve collaborative, place-based innovations.
Yes Duffy's portfolio contains a wide range of projects, from jewelry to industrial design to commercial interiors and multi family mixed-use housing.
From 2010-2018, Yes designed a wide range of award-winning, sustainable, mixed-use developments at David Baker Architects in San Francisco. He has been instrumental in developing DBA’s expertise in modular housing, custom manufacturing, digital fabrication, and designing for a new generation of maker spaces and creative communities.
Yes was critical in the design, entitlements and construction of over 1,000 units of housing at DBA. His significant projects include: Truckee River House, The Union, Potrero 1010, Rivermark, 1601 Mariposa Street, 855 Brannan, and many others. Yes is deeply involved in his projects from broad conceptual design to precise innovations in factory modularization and digital CNC fabrication.
From 2010-2018 Yes was also an instructor in the Architecture Department at University of California Berkeley.
Yes Duffy, AIA, LEED GA
Berkeley, CA 94710