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EVENT INFO

Who: Teams of Architects, Engineers, Contractors or Student Teams.

Why: It starts with one CAN. To feed the hungry. To lift a spirit. To change the world.

100,000+ Alaskans, including 30,000+ children, access hunger relief programs supported by the Food Bank of Alaska. CANstruction's annual Design/Build competition puts a visual spotlight on hunger while showcasing the Anchorage design community's best & brightest.

When: March 20, 2020

Where: Dimond Center Mall (800 E Dimond Blvd, Anchorage, AK 99515)

Theme: Anchorage 2020: CANstructing the Future

What: Design and build structures made entirely from CANned food within a 10'x10'x10' area. See instructions rules and regulations for more information.

Awards will be given in the following categories

  • Best Original Design #bestoriginaldesign

  • Most CANs #mostCANs

  • People's Choice #peopleschoice

  • Best use of Labels #bestuseoflabels

  • Structural Ingenuity #structuralingenuity

  • Food Bank of Alaska #fbamostwanted (see more here)

Additional Info: See Links above. Have questions/comments/ideas, email us at info@canstruction-anchorage.org

2020 TEAMS

  1. Alaska DOT & PF Road Hogs

  2. Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) - CANtankerous CANstructors

  3. Coffman Engineers

  4. Dimond High School - Engineering Academy

  5. DOWL

  6. Enterprise Engineering, Inc.

  7. HDR & others - EQ CAN Crew

  8. Lounsbury & Associates

  9. Nana WorleyParsons - CAN-Do Innovators

  10. PND Engineers - Power Pack

  11. R&M Consultants, Inc.

  12. RIM Architects/ Reid Middleton

 

SCHEDULE

November 1, 2019

Registration Deadline

Teams pay fee, only need to commit to having a team.

 

November 19, 2019 @ 1730

Team Captain's Meeting

One representative from each team attends a meeting the the committee to get more info and ask any questions they have. Meeting will be held at Food Bank of Alaska.

December 6, 2019

Preliminary Design Due

Email a sketch (PDF or JPEG) to the committee @ info@canstruction-anchorage.org. The sketch can include any level of detail you wish.

January 10, 2020

CAN Orders

Download form for Carrs or Fred Meyer. Follow instructions on form.

March 13, 2020

CAN Drop

CAN Delivery to FBA. Teams do a general inspection of the delivery for CANs that are missing

March 17, 2020

Order Additional CANs

Deadline to notify Fred Meyer/Carrs if CANs were missing or issues with colors.

March 20, 2020

Build Day

Teams will be building, the public is welcome to view the action in progress

March 21-28, 2020

Free Public Display of CANstructures and #peopleschoice voting.

Spend some time walking around all the awesome CANstructures throughout the Dimond Center.
 

March 30, 2020

De-CANstruction

Structures are taken apart. Teams must help de-CANstruct if their structure.

TBD

Awards Ceremony

For participating teams only

Questions, comments or ideas?
Email us at info@canstruction-anchorage.org
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