Photos 2011 CANstruction events:
NK Architects 15 Minutes of Fame of Fight Hunger
Milrose Consultants The “Can” Film Festival
USA Architects Egg-Nite the Fight Against Hunger!
Photos c2011 David DelVecchio, AIA
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 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: “Trick-CAN-Treat: Creative Halloween designs”
Teams of New Jersey Architects, Designers, Engineers, and Contractors
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 – September 10th : Deadline for entry – 5:00 PM
October 24th: Build Day – 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
October 24: Open to the Public
November 2nd: Decanstruction (end of display)
Nov. 6th: Awards Dinner – TBA
HOW – Download and Complete entry form.
WHY – To benefit the Community Food Bank of New Jersey
Complete rules & regulations will be emailed upon receipt of entry form. Teams are responsible for acquiring canned food .
INFO – Contact Ronald Weston, AIA
Contact Ronald Weston, AIA to request an entry form.
Email: [email protected]
Photos from previous CANstruction events:
Last year, thanks to our sponsors, AIA-NJ and AIA Newark and Suburban, Goya, and Skanska USA Building, we were able to donate $1,791 and 45,000 pounds of food to the Community Food Bank.
The Canstruction Committee is asking for sponsorship! Here is your chance to not only help an organization with a greats:
– The chance to show to the public your commitment to helping the community at large cause in fighting hunger, but this opportunity also offers the following for our sponsor
– Recognition from those within the industry that you offer help those outside the industry
– The ability to balance your annual marketing expense
To learn more about Canstruction, visit