HOME Magazine NZ

NOMAD’S LAND

Project

 Pic’s Not-a-house’

Architect

Julian Mitchell, Mitchell Stout Dodd

Location

Mārahau, Tasman Bay

When Pic Picot engaged architect Julian Mitchell to design something for his holiday section at Mārahau, he told him straight: he didn’t want a house. No house at all. Not an unassuming bach, or a discreet retreat. No bedrooms, even. “If we’d built a house, the first thing we were going to think was, ‘Oh, I used to like it when we had the caravans,’ you know?”

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