WE'RE BACK IN A BIG WAY!
CANStruction® competition came back this year.
It was organized by Travis Allen, Assoc. AIA, Chair of the AIA Las Vegas Emerging Professionals Committee.
design competition provided a way for architects, associates, engineers and others
collaborate on the design and construction of a structure made entirely
out of full cans of food……
and at the same time, provide a great benefit
to Three Square Food Bank in a big way.
The entries were juried by
John Courtney, Culinary Director for the Simon Hospitality Group,
Joyen Vakil, AIA, Senior Vice President of Design and Development for MGM Resorts International and
Ron Frye, Vice President of Design and Construction for Boyd Gaming Corporation.
The Recipients were announced at the Reception on April 3rd. Our Entries were as follows.
"Sweet Relief From Hunger"was created by Richardson Wetzel Architects
"Don't Roll The Dice With Hunger"was created by The Korte Company
and was awarded the "Best Meal" and "Most Cans" Awards
"Home Grown"was created by Klai Juba Wald Architects
and was awarded the "Best Original Design" Award
"Game Time"was created by SH Architecture
"Viva Las Vegas"was created by Tate Snyder Kimsey Architects
and was awarded the "Structural Integrity" Award
"Welcome"was created by TJK Consulting Engineers
and was awarded the "Best Use of Lables" Award
To learn more about Canstruction, please go to www.canstruction.org
Sponsored by The Las Vegas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and The EPYAF Committee
CANStruction will be back next year in 2018 in April so...
Mark Your Calendars and Get Those Ideas Percolating!