bld architecture was selected to design a new gaming facility in islandia, ny. the 30-acre parcel is located along the south service road of the long island expressway and was previously undeveloped. the new proposed building totals approximately 200,000 gsf above grade with three additional levels below grade for parking. the project is located within the cr zone in the town of brookhaven and required a full seqra environmental review and approval.
the gaming floor is designed to accommodate 2,000 video lottery terminals (vlt’s) and supporting restaurants, offices, security and related amenities. the building is designed with state-of-the-art systems which include an energy efficient curtainwall, green roof, photo-voltaic energy, rainwater harvesting, energy efficient equipment, daylight harvesting, led lighting, dark skies, heat island reduction and other sustainable initiatives. together with on grade parking the building will handle up to 3,500 cars and busses on a vegetated plot.