This Palm Springs Prefab Is a “Living Lab” for its Designer Residents

This Palm Springs Prefab Is a “Living Lab” for its Designer Residents

By Kelly Dawson / Photos by Chase Daniel
In Palm Springs, a pair of prefab experts turn their process on themselves.

Joel and Meelena Turkel, owners of Turkel Design, have produced dozens of prefab houses for other people since starting their company more than a decade ago. But when the couple decided to relocate from the East Coast to Palm Springs around two years ago, they found themselves in the unusual position of experiencing the design process from the perspective of the client.

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