Canstruction @ South Coast Plaza


Genie from Aladdin - Canned FoodThis Friday night, August 29th, nineteen local architectural,engineering, planning, and design teams will gather at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, CA for the annual Canstruction design-build competition to benefit the OC Food Bank. In 2013, the event collected 48,741 pounds of food and along with donations provided more than 120,000 meals to the OC Food Bank.The amazing sculptures made out of canned goods are judged throughout the next few weeks and awards will be given out at the “Can-Do Celebration” onSeptember 11, 2014at PIRCH, (3303 Hyland Ave, Costa Mesa), one of this year’s major presenting sponsors.

Visit to view the entries and to vote.

Here is a list of this years competing organizations:

Bassenian | Lagoni(Newport Beach)
Building Trades Network(Santa Ana)
c|a ARCHITECTS(Long Beach)
CH2M Hill(Santa Ana)
Disneyland Resort | Design & Engineering(Anaheim)
Driver URBAN and Driver SPG(Irvine)
FLUOR(Irvine, Long Beach & Aliso Viejo) 2013 Juror’s Favorite
Gensler(Newport Beach)
Gregg Maedo + Associates, Inc.(Orange) 2013 Honorable Mention
Hall & Foreman, Inc.(Tustin)
Hensel Phelps(Irvine)
Jacobs(Irvine) 2013 People Choice and Structural Ingenuity Award
J.R. Miller & Associates(Brea)
McCarthy Building Companies(Irvine & Newport Beach)
MVE & Partners, Inc.(Irvine) 2013 Most Cans and Best Use of Labels
RBF Consulting(Irvine & Los Angeles)
SVA Architects(Venice)
Technip Stone & Webster Process Technology(International)
Terracon Consultants, Inc.(Irvine)

Posted By Nicholas Gonzales

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