Build It With Wood

The nation’s first CLT hotel

Feb. 02, 2016
New England Forestry Foundation

Construction on the nation’s first hotel built out of cross-laminated timber (CLT) is complete. Architects Newspaper recently reported on the CLT hotel, located on the site of a former Army troop barracks at Redstone Arsenal in Alabama.

(The Redstone Arsenal hotel while under construction. Photo credit: Lend Lease)

The 4 story hotel is also known as Candlewood Suites and will house on-post military members, their families and all government travelers to the area.

(The completed Candlewood Suites at the Redstone Arsenal. Photo credit: InterContinental Hotels Group)