Simpson & Simpson will be managing the design and construction will be managing the construction of a new state-of-the-art classroom building for the School of Science at Los Angeles Southwest College. According to Simpson & Simpson’s Project Director, Mark Al-Soufi, the two-story, 27,000 square foot building is expected to take 17 months to complete and will be ready for geology, microbiology, physics and general science classes in the fall 2019. The facility will also house a lecture hall, laboratories, an outdoor patio for astronomy and more. The groundbreaking event was held on February 28, 2018, which brought together the campus community, college leadership, South Bay officials, faculty, staff, and students.