house in Montauk embodies the most recent cliches in architecture: floating staircases, pocket doors, and glass floors."/>
Glass first floor, check. Floating staircase, check. Feature fireplace, check. Pocket doors, check. Brand-new mid-century modern furniture, check. Quote about loving the indoor-outdoor life, check.
Sure, it’s lovely. But am I interested in it anymore? No. Can it possibly work at the beach and in the mountains? No. How long will it take for that bronze mesh — the only interesting thing about the house — to rust? Unknown.