Architects Transform 75,000 Food Cans into Sculptures


22nd Annual Canstruction design competition inspires pop art masterpieces for charity

Simone Spilka
  • 10 november 2014

Thanksgiving is a time that reminds us to be grateful and appreciative of the people around us and the feast in front of us. A confronting statistic, however, is that 1 in 5 New Yorkers are hungry each day — and Thanksgiving serves as no exception. 22 years ago, nonprofit Canstruction started an annual design competition to raise food and awareness for the social issue in an innovative way, challenging people to craft larger-than-life sculptures out of nonperishable goods.

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