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SUNY Stony Brook University, Indoor Practice Facility 

LERA was the structural engineer for the foundations of a new 60,000-sf (5,600-sm) multi-sport practice facility constructed from a prefabricated double-skin, insulated fabric membrane structure tensioned over a galvanized steel frame, as well as a connected 1-story, 4,000-sf (370-sm) fieldhouse containing restrooms, changing areas, a lobby, a meeting/film review room, a facility manager’s office, a trainer’s office, storage rooms and incoming service rooms for electric, plumbing and IT. The 180-ft by 315-ft, 70-ft tall prefabricated tension fabric structure covers an 80-yard artificial turf field.

The practice facility achieved LEED Silver certification.


Stony Brook, NY



State University of New York


Architect / Rendering Credited to

Rafael Viñoly Architects   

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