Saturday, May 17, 2014 8PM – 10PM
in the Rotunda at The Shops at Liberty Place, 1625 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
Cost: ALL tickets are now $25.
For tickets, click here,
and use code "AIAcans14" to get the special $25 ticket!
Join AIA Philadelphia's Associate Committee and the Philadelphia Center for Architecture as we celebrate the winning entries from the 8th annual CANstruction design competition and food drive. This year's ceremony features the red-carpet theme of "the aCANemy Awards" - we encourage you to dress the part!
Each year, the AIA Philadelphia Associate Committee invites Philadelphia’s
leading architects, engineers, contractors, design firms and design schools to
participate in this unique effort. CANSTRUCTION
® offers our design community the opportunity to publicly exhibit our imagination and creativity while also demonstrating our concern for the less fortunate members of our community. CANSTRUCTION® is organized by young aspiring architects, designers and philanthropists, and through this event the Philadelphia design community can be a catalyst for positive change in our own backyard.
This is a unique opportunity to see this year's structures close up, while enjoying a wonderful event brought to you by the AIA Philadelphia Associate Committee in conjunction with the Center For Architecture.
All proceeds from ticket sales for the event go directly to Philabundance.
is a registered nonprofit organization that holds annual design and build competitions to benefit local food banks. Founded in 1992, Canstruction is responsible for collecting over 20 million pounds of food for local communities arcoss the globe. In Philadelphia, all of the food is donated to Philabundance, the Delaware Valley's largest hunger relief organization.
AIA Philadelphia Associate Committee
One of the most active committees of the AIA Philadelphia chapter, the Associates assist in the training of young architects and strengthen the link between architectural education and practice. In particular the committee assists those individuals in the Intern Development Program (IDP) and supports an exam preparation refresher course for those preparing to take the Registration Exam. The committee also produces several design competitions and social events throughout the year, including CANstruction, the Sketch Showdown, and Spooktacular (a safe Halloween experience for the Children's Crisis Treatment Center).