2013 Canstruction® Event to Benefit the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona September 28th through October 6th at the Park Place Mall

For the fourth consecutive year, the American Institute of Architects, Southern Arizona Chapter will sponsor the 2013 Canstruction® event to benefit the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.  Tucson area architecture, engineering and contractor 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 28th and will be on display at Park Place through Sunday, October 6th.  Honors will be awarded to the most creative Canstruction® on Friday October 4th at 6:00 PM.   The creations will be dismantled on October 7th and all of the canned foods will be donated to the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.


Entries for 2013 Canstruction are:

TeamArizona WildCANS by American Society of Civil Engineers and Swaim Associates Architecture

Team – U of A Game Changers by AIAS Arizona (U of A CALA) and Park Place

Team – Go Big or Go Home by WSM Architects and Norris Design

Team – Three Babes and a Baby by DKP Architects, MetroTED Expediting and Within Studio

Team – One-UP! By Cypress Civil Development and BWS Architects

Team – Can Doers by Rob Paulus Architects, Kittle Design and Construction, and Creative Slice

Team – HDR/Gordley by HDR and Gordley Design Group



Canstruction® is one of the events for 2013 AIA Southern Arizona Architecture Week which takes place from September 27th through October 6th.  See the AIA Southern Arizona Web site for the week’s events.

For more information, contact Kevin Hall at (520) 991-5213 or log on to www.aiasouthernarizona.org.