Yves Bachmann was born on December 9th 1975 in Zurich, Switzerland.
He studied Architecture at the University of Applied Sciences in Burgdorf where he obtained his diploma in 2001. After graduation, Yves Bachmann worked for the Ateliers Jean Nouvel in Paris. His position as a project manager included the supervision of several prestigious projects, among others assignments for the Sheikh Saoud Bin Mohammed al Thani from Qatar. It was around this time Yves Bachmann met Toshihiro Kubota.

Following his time in France, Yves Bachmann co-operated with Iria Degen Interiors on projects in South Africa and Switzerland until he joined the management board of Iria Degen Interiors in 2006. During this period he was in chage of projects like the Lagoon Beach Hotel in Capetown, the Swiss railways headquarters in Zurich, the Metropol and Globus restaurants in Zurich as well as several luxury homes and apartments.

In 2011, Toshihiro Kubota and Yves Bachmann founded Kubota&Bachmann Architects GmBH in Zurich, Switzerland.

-Kubota & Bachmann Architects Zurich, Switzerland (January 2011 - )
Founded the firm with Toshihiro Kubota
-Iria Degen Interiors Zurich, Switzerland ( 2004 - 2012)
Project Manager
-Ateliers Jean Nouvel Paris, France ( 2001 - 2003)
Project Manager