Gallery: Canstruction Closes Monday – Don’t Miss the 26 Amazing Canned ...

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Twenty six giant sculptures made entirely from canned food have taken over the World Financial Center in downtown New York City. Built for the 19th annual Canstruction charity exhibition. For the event, teams of architects, designers, and engineers are tasked to build a sculpture made solely from full cans of food that will be donated to City Harvest to feed the hungry. The teams, which ranged from Skidmore Owings and Merrill to Eleanor Roosevelt High School, will be judged on how well they used the labels in their design and how creatively they used the cans as building blocks. Hit the jump for an exclusive look at the amazing designs, including giant converse and some angry, angry birds.

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  1. Bridgette November 11, 2011 at 9:48 am

    I always loved the Canstruction competition every year when I was growing up.

  2. Diane Pham November 10, 2011 at 3:28 pm

    very cool! the designs get better and better each year!