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2023 Call For Entries

The 31st Annual NYC Design and Build Competition

To Benefit City Harvest


Teams of New York City Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Designers and Students attending Schools of Architecture, Engineering and Design.


Aug. 25 Deadline for Entry – 6:00 pm
Sep. 7 Mandatory Kickoff Meeting (virtual)
Sep. 11 Design Submission Deadline – 6:30 pm
Sep. 18 – 6:30 pm
Sep. 25 Can Order Deadline – GOYA, Victory Food
Oct. 2 Moving Manifest and Mission Board due
Week of Oct. 9 Team Site & Logistics Meeting
Oct. 23 – Oct. 27 Structure Contents Picked Up from Teams
Oct. 30 Structure Contents Delivered for Build Night
Nov. 1 Build Night – 6:30 pm
Nov. 2 – 13 Exhibit Open to Public
Nov. 6 Judging & Awards Gala
Nov. 13 DeCanstruction – 7:00 pm


Brookfield Place, 230 Vesey Street
(located in Lower Manhattan’s Battery Park City)


Design & build structures made entirely from canned foods within an 8’L x 8’W x 8’H space.


Entry fee cost is $1,650 and can be sent by check made out to CANstruction NY and mailed to:

CANstruction New York
PO Box 2589
New York, NY 10108

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