For the modern house, it is classy to have wood for the materials. But for the lower middle class like our family, we would prefer concrete because it is much cheaper, durable and low cost maintenance. What more if there are termites in the area? Over here, it would be impractical to build a house made of wood because of the prevalence of termites. And building a concrete house is contributing to the betterment of the ecological system of the planet.