|Dave Prest, AIA
David Prest has lived and practiced Architecture in the greater Palm Springs area for more than 30 years.
He has been responsible for the design of many successful and award winning commercial and residential projects.
Dave holds a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture from the University of Arizona, where he was a 3 time All-Conference Baseball player.
Dave believes that each project he takes on is unique with its own set of specific and unique problems and opportunities. From taking full advantage of the site, to meeting or exceeding the expectations of the client; Dave ensures that the final result is accomplished through a high level of creativity and professionalism.
He and his wife Michaeleen have 3 children.
John Vuksic received his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Southern California in 1985. He received his Architect’s license in 1988 and has been practicing architecture in the Coachella Valley since 1989. Since that time, he has been involved in many organizations including AIA Desert Chapter (Past President), Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce (Past Board Member), Palm Desert Rotary Club, Desert United Soccer Club (Vice President), Palm Desert General Plan Committee, Palm Desert Art in Public Places Commission (ARC Liaison) and the Palm Desert Architectural Review Commission.
John’s main focus during the design process is to design a project that takes full advantage of the site, and has a layout that flows well. These are the most important elements in design and often require creative design solutions.
In both residential and commercial projects, John enjoys the interaction with the Owner as well as other team members. John’s favorite part of the process is to see the Owner’s vision transformed into an attractive and sophisticated design.
In his leisure time, John enjoys time spent with his wife, Leigh Ann, and their four children. He also enjoys playing soccer and hiking.
Chris currently sits on the City Council for the City of Palm Springs as well as the Coachella Valley Mountain Conservancy and the Coachella Valley Conservation Commission.
Sr. Project Manager
In Frank’s spare time he enjoys off-roading, rebuilding hot Rods and spending time with his wife, kids and grandkids.
Sr. Project Manager
His career includes working with Skidmore Owning and Merrill. David also worked with highly recognized architect William Fletcher, known for cultivating Northwest Regional Style of architecture
He has a vast experience and is well versed in Health Care Architecture, Commercial, Residential, Religious and Community Architecture. In 1990, David was the principle designer and project manager for the UCDMC Cancer Center and received an American Institute of Interior Design award for his design efforts.
In 1999, David moved to the desert and joined Prest Vuksic Architects in 2000.
He is currently the Chairman of the City of Indian Wells Architectural Review Commission.
David’s favorite activities include cycling, golf and swimming.
In her spare time she enjoys running, yoga and hiking near her home in La Quinta with her husband and son.
In his spare time John enjoys his time with his wife Heather and two beautiful boys.
|Tania Sumano Romero