We are excited to share with you the exciting design and beautiful execution of masonry heaters by a Canadian collective name L’Esprit du Lieu (Spirit of Place). Jean-David Morneau and Andrée Perreault both exemplify the combination of mastery of technical skills with a sensitivity for human comfort and design that makes for a great heater building team.

A plastered finish on masonry heaters allows for both a timeless feeling of tradition as well as an elegant modern look. All images provided by L’Esprit du Lieu and published with their collaboration. Their work is informed by Austrian masonry heater building traditions.