CANstruction – 14th Annual New Jersey Competition

May 29, 2012

14th annual New Jersey design/build competition

2012 – call for entries

It starts with one can, to feed the hungry, to lift the spirit, to change the world. Can- struction is a charity committed to ending hunger, using “one can” as a catalyst for change. Every month, over 500,000 New Jerseyans access hunger reflief programs supported by the Community Food Bank of NJ. New Jersey’s design/build competition puts a visual spotlight on hunger while showcasing the state’s best and brightest designers.

Think you have what it takes to design and build a structure entirely out of canned food? Enter today! Get creative and help!

This year’s theme:      “Back to School!”

WHO – Teams of NJ Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Designers, and students attending Schools of Architec- ture, Engineering, and Design

WHAT – Design and build structures made entirely from canned foods within a 10’ x 10’ x 8’H space.

WHERE – Livingston Mall, Livingston, NJ

WHEN – August 1: Deadline for entry
September 20:  Build Day
September 21:  Judging & Awards Gala

HOW – Complete entry form below. Entry fee $100.
Make check payable to:

“AIA Newark/Suburban Chapter”

Mail to:  Christy DiBartolo Gensler
10 North Park Place
Morristown, NJ 07960

Complete rules & regulations will be emailed upon receipt of entry form. Teams are responsible for acquiring canned food.


2011 Entries

NK Architects
15 Minutes of Fame of Fight Hunger

Milrose Consultants
The “Can” Film Festival

USA Architects
Egg-Nite the Fight Against Hunger!


For further information, contact Christy DiBartolo at 973.290.8544

Sponsored by AIA New Jersey

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