Good old dependable brick Strong old tried & tested. In fact it has been going for from the beginning of time in fact too long. It is limited in the building shapes because they are all square. That means the wind hits the square shapes houses which in turn does lots of damage.
1) it blocks up gutters
2) roof tiles starts falling off
3) window frames starts to rot
4) there is dry rot wood worms and endless others things that can go wrong