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NEW PHOTOS: Canstruction Sculptures Made Entirely From Cans!

by , 11/19/10

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Just last week we brought you a peek at the incredible winners of this year’s NYC’s Canstruction competition, which challenges engineers, architects, contractors, and students to create massive structures made entirely from canned goods to raise awareness and food for the hungry. Just yesterday we sent one of our very own intrepid reporters to capture an up-close look at all of the incredible submissions — hit the jump for an exclusive look at some of this year’s best designs – and if you’re in town be sure to stop by the World Financial Center because this exhibit closes on Monday!

american institute of architects, Canstruction, Community Food Bank of New Jersey, exhibitions, Green Design Competitions, Prudential Center, Society for Design Administration, aia, can artwork, temporary art, eco art, green art, green design, canstruction

Located in the World Financial Center, the event will be open to the public all this weekend and is closing on Monday. After that, the canstructions will be deconstructed and all non-perishables will be donated to local food rescue organization City Harvest. Visitors are also encouraged to make their contributions to help those in need.

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Photos: Kestrel Jenkins

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  1. Kaycie May 31, 2011 at 8:08 pm

    Thanks for the iinsght. It brings light into the dark!

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