Exterior, House Building Type, Flat RoofLine, and Stone Siding Material When Superstorm Sandy struck  the East Coast in fall 2012, Margaret  and Bob Bombara were in the middle of planning their long-awaited beach house on Long Island’s North Fork. The disaster, which flooded their main home in Queens, gave them pause. For architect John Berg, it underscored a vital fact—the Bombaras’ vacation house would need to be able to stand up to high wind, heavy rain, and intense storm surges.  North Sea House from Shore Bet