Canstruction Generates More Than 11,000 Canned Goods
Posted March 17, 2010
The 2nd Annual Canstruction® project, co-sponsored by Kendall College of Art and Design, announced the results of the design/build competition on display March 3-7, 2010 at the West Michigan Home & Garden Show in Grand Rapids.
More than 11,250 canned goods, over $279 and 83 bottles of new, unopened laundry detergent donations were delivered Monday, March 8 to The Salvation Army's Booth Family Services, a member of the ACCESS Pantry Network.
Kendall design students, as well as seven teams of area architecture, engineering, and design firms, built incredible 10' x 10' x 8' canned food sculptures to help raise awareness of hunger in our community.
The 2010 Canstruction winners are:
Local winners (excluding The People's Choice Award) will go on to compete internationally via photo submission to a panel of jurors convened at the SDA/AIA Annual Convention in the spring.
Nationally organized, Canstruction is a charity committed to ending hunger. Locally, Canstruction in Grand Rapids is a student-driven design competition in the form of sculptural art led by a Kendall senior student, Interior Design major Emily Davison. For more information, and photos of sculptures, visit www.canstruction.org.