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Amerika-Holzer Hotel

© Arch. Bernsteiner
© Arch. Bernsteiner
© Arch. Bernsteiner

In the original building of the existing Hotel Amerika Holzer in St. Kanzian on Lake Klopeiner, the first floor and attic floor were demolished and replaced by an annexe/the addition of another floor constructed of cross-laminated timber. The additional floor houses nine suites and twelve double rooms with balconies or loggias which are executed using an oiled solid timber structure. Cross-laminated timber in larch was also used in part in the outdoor space. Measurements of the sound insulation level were also taken on this project and sensational values were achieved.

Project information
Location: St. Kanzian am Klopeinersee
Customer: Holzbau Smretschnig
Architect: DI Oswald Bernsteiner
Structural analysis and design: DI Klaus Gelbmann
Building owner: Michael Sammer
Year of construction: 2014
Products used: Cross-laminated timber
Special features: Kärntner Holzbaupreis 2015 Recognition Award [Carinthia Timber Construction Prize 2015]