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That’s right, CANstruction.  Meaning all of those sculptures above are made from cans that will be donated to the local Mana Food bank after the competition.  Put on by local AIA chapters accross the country, CANstruction is a really fun way to for an entire office to be involved in a community event and to contribute to a very deserving non-profit just in time for thanksgiving and holiday giving.

We’re doing it.  We participated last year, 14,000 cans worth, but this year we are REALLY doing.  We have even teamed up with a local construction company to raise a little moolah for the cans a camaraderie for the rest of the year.

Are you and your firm in?

Below is Sam Marshall Architect’s 2008 CANstruction site.  CLEARLY the finished product was a crawfish hanging out in a big ole boiling crock pot….

(thanks for the footage Jason)


2 Responses

  1. no problemo, cant wait to see the footage from this year! Is there a venue determined yet?

  2. […] weeks back we introduced the national event hosted by the American Institute of Architects called CANstruction.  This past week 6 firms in Pensacola left the autoCAD models and worked to create unique […]

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