Weber State University will begin construction in May of 2019 on the $20 million Computer and Automotive Engineering Building in Layton, Utah. Located on the Davis campus, the 50,000-sf facility will accommodate programs in automotive technology, software engineering, and computer science, including courses in big data and cybersecurity. Designed by GSBS Architects with Research Facilities Design (RFD) as laboratory design consultant, the project will house classrooms, faculty offices, laboratories, demonstration areas, and space for student projects. R&O Construction is the general contractor. The sustainably designed project is expected to generate $1,700 in annual energy savings and will include development of a solar field housing a photovoltaic array. Completion is expected in May of 2020.