2012 Canstruction® Event to Benefit the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona

Saturday, September 29th through Sunday, October 7th at the Park Place

For the third consecutive year, the American Institute of Architects, Southern Arizona Chapter will sponsor the 2012 Canstruction® event to benefit the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.  Tucson area architecture and engineering offices will design and build sculpture installations using only canned food at Park Place, 5870 East Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85711.

The construction of the sculptures will take place on Saturday, September 29th and will be on display at Park Place through Sunday, October 7th.  Honors will be awarded to the most creative Canstruction® on Friday October 5th at 6:00 PM.   The creations will be dismantled after October 7th and all of the canned foods will be donated to the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.

Entries for 2012 Canstruction are:

Team Arizona WildCans by Cypress Civil Engineering

Team U of A Hoovers by AIAS Arizona (U of A CALA)

Team Go Big or Go Home by WSM Architects, Vanguard Office Concepts, Closet Trends and Tucson Re-Bath

Team Grand Canyon by DKP Architects + Consulting and REALM


Canstruction® is one of the events for 2012 AIA Southern Arizona Architecture Week which takes place from September 28th through October 7th.  See the AIA Southern Arizona Web site for the week’s events.

For more information, call the AIA Southern Arizona office at (520) 323-2191 or log on to www.aiasouthernarizona.org.