The leaf house was inspired by Brazil’s hot and humid climate. The roof is shaped like a giant leaf that shades and protects the outdoor open spaces of the house. The roof acts as a big leaf that protects from the hot sun. That marvelous house is designed by architectural design firm Mareines + Patalano Arquitetura. This great house is Situated near the beach of southern Rio de Janeiro Brazil. The Leaf House unifies the outdoor and indoor elements beautifully, creating a one of a kind experience for anyone who’s fortunate enough to step through the high doors. The total area of this beach house is 8,600 square foot. The house is perfect for social gatherings and parties because of its comfortable verandas and open spaces in between rooms. There are no corridors and inside and outside are almost fused. Rain water is harvested from the roof for re-use. All surfaces finishes, except for glass and pre-oxidized copper are natural.