The 2016 Canstruction® New York exhibit has ended.
The 2016 exhibit has now closed and all cans and other food items are in the hands of City Harvest to be distributed to their network of shelters and food pantries before Thanksgiving.
Click on the photo below to take a virtual tour of the 2016 exhibit
Announcing the 2016 winners!
The winners of the 24th Annual Canstruction® Competition are:
Jurors’ Favorite: Lean On Me by Dattner Architects
Structural Ingenuity: Twist and Shout by HOK
Best Meal: Vincent Can Gogh by Silman
Best Use of Labels: What Goes Around, Cans Around by Gensler
Honorable Mention: Say Yes to No More Hunger by Arup
Honorable Mention: Cut Out Hunger by GACE Consulting Engineers
Most Cans: What Goes Around, Cans Around by Gensler with close to 8,000 cans
People’s Choice: What Goes Around, Cans Around by Gensler
Congratulations to all of the winners and thank you to everyone who made the 24th Annual New York City Canstruction® Design/Build Competition possible.
The jury was comprised of:
- Joseph V. Amodio, Journalist and Television Writer
- Nelly Koko-Konan, Pret Foundation Manager
- Abraham Merchant, President and Chief Executive Officer of Merchant Hospitality Inc.
- Chef François Payard, Chef, Restauranteur and Cookbook Author
- Benjamin Prosky, American Institute of Architects NY Executive Director
From left to right: Chef François Payard, Abraham Merchant, Nelly Koko-Konan, Benjamin Prosky, Joseph V. Amodio
is an international charity competition where architects, engineers, contractors and students they mentor, compete to design and build giant structures made entirely from full cans of food. At the close of the competition all of the food from the New York City competition will be donated to
New York City is joined by over 100 cities across North America and other countries such as Australia and New Zealand who will hold Canstruction® Competitions in the coming year. Highlighting the creativity and compassion of top architectural and engineering firms, these astounding structures are helping to change the world – by lifting the spirits of those in need, by raising public awareness, and most importantly, by collecting millions of pounds of food for local food banks.
Contact us at email@CanstructionNY.org if you have any questions or comments.
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The Canstruction® New York exhibition is presented with generous support from Brookfield.