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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

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

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

CANstruction On Display at Livingston Mall

September 19, 2012

It starts with one can, to feed the hungry, to lift the spirit, to change the world.  Canstruction 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 Read More

CANstruction 2011

December 12, 2011

The New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NJ) recently held its 13th annual “CANstruction” event, a design exhibition and contest to benefit community food programs, at the Livingston Mall, in Livingston, N.J. “CANstruction combines two of architect’s greatest passions: designing new structures and giving back to the community,” said Christy DiBartolo, chair Read More

Upcoming Events

  1. Historic Rehabilitation – Window Solutions

    November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. South Jersey’s Emerging Professional Committee’s Night of Art

    November 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. NEWARK & SUBURBAN GENERAL MEETING #6

    December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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