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South Jersey CANstruction Event

January 4, 2017

The Food Bank of South Jersey to host it’s second annual Canstruction event at Rutgers Camden.  They are looking for architects and engineers to participate. Get your team together today, design and build a can structure, and help fight hunger.  Find out more information About the Food Bank of South Jersey The Food Bank of Read More

Food Bank of South Jersey Canstruction

August 24, 2016

During Hunger Action Month (Sept.) Food Bank of South Jersey tries to do creative things to bring awareness to the global issue of hunger that impacts our beautiful South Jersey community. Last year, we launched a Canstruction event, which was a hit. See pictures below and the attachments.  Also, go to our website and click on the link for Read More

CanStruction 2016 – Register Your Build Team

August 17, 2016

UPDATED information: 9/7/2016   2016 Canstruction Register NOW! Assemble your team! Design your can structure! Help the Community Food Bank of New Jersey September 12th –  Entry Deadline   REGISTRATION FORM HERE Questions?  John DeBrito, AIA:  debritoj@nkarchitects.com or  or  Victor Angulo, AIA:  angulov@nkarchitects.com Sponsored by

AIA-NJ’s 17th Annual ‘Canstruction’ Event Demonstrates Design Excellence For Charity

December 15, 2015

“Forms of Communication”-Themed Competition Collects 13,145 Pounds of Food and More Than $6,000 For Community Food Bank of NJ While dazzling crowds at the Livingston Mall with colossal structures made entirely from canned food, the Newark and Suburban section of AIA-NJ’s 17th annual “Canstruction” event saw 13,145 pounds of canned of food and more than Read More

NJ Canstruction Update

October 7, 2015

Two Canstruction events are happening in New Jersey this fall.   AIA Newark & Suburban is hosting it’s annual Canstruction event to benefit the Community Food Bank of New Jersey at Livingston Mall starting this week. Build day is Thursday, October 8th, and the structures will be on display until October 18th.    Stop by and see Read More

CANstruction 2015 – Call for Entries

July 1, 2015

Forms of Communication The 2015 CANstruction event will be held October 8th through 18th at the Livingston Mall, Livingston NJ. Entry Deadline – Sept 8 Design Your Can Structure! Click here for registration form. For more information contact AIA Newark & Suburban Ron Weston – rweston@westonarchitecture.com

2014 CanStruction

November 5, 2014

For the fourth consecutive year, Livingston Mall is hosting CANstruction, a food drive program held in conjunction with The New Jersey Chapter of the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA-NJ) and their local AIA Newark and Suburban section. The exhibit was on display in the mall through November 2.  An Awards Dinner will be held on November Read More

CanStruction 2014 – Call for Entries

September 2, 2014

16th Annual New Jersey Design/Build Competition 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 Read More

CANstruction 2013 at Livingston Mall

November 6, 2013

    AIA-NJ to Target Superstorm Sandy Relief at 15th Annual ‘Canstruction’ Event on Nov. 14 and 15   LIVINGSTON, N.J.  (Sept. 5, 2013) – The New Jersey Chapter of the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA-NJ) Newark and Suburban section today announced that Canstruction, its annual design exhibition to benefit local food bank programs, will Read More

CANstruction 2012 Build Day

September 20, 2012

AIA-NJ Newark and Suburban hosted the 14th annual CANstruction Build Day today at the Livingston Mall in Livingston, NJ. View pictures taken during the build from the Star Ledger on NJ.com After todays eight-hour “Build Day”, the structures will be judged tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 21, at an awards gala.  Find out details to attend the Read More

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