Canstruction Toronto 2018 Exhibition Preview and Awards Ceremony

Please join us for the 19th annual Canstruction® Toronto Exhibition Preview and Awards Ceremony.

Canstruction® is an international annual design and build competition to raise awareness about the growing hunger gap. Teams of architects, engineers, designers and students design and build ‘Canstructures’, structures made entirely from canned foods within a 10’x10’x8’ space. Teams compete for the titles: Structural Ingenuity, Best Use of Labels, Best Meal, People’s Choice, Most Cans, and Best Original Design. A jury will judge the completed structures anonymously on May 16, 2017 and the winners will be announced at an evening reception held at the Design Exchange, with Master of Ceremonies Francis D’Souza, reporter and anchor at CityNews.

Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will be available.

After the competition and exhibition, the structures are decanstructed and all of the cans are donated to Daily Bread Food Bank, Toronto’s largest community food bank.

Canstruction® Toronto 2018 Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Calador Communications, Canadian Architect, Design Exchange: Canada’s Design Museum, Smith + Andersen Consulting Engineers

Silver Sponsors

Construction Specifications Canada, Ontario Association of Architects, Consulting Engineers of Ontario, Ontario Glass and Metals Association

Bronze Sponsors

Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada, Ontario Building Envelope Council, Ontario General Contractors Association, Tile Terrazzo Marble Association of Canada


Astley-Gilbert Reproductions, Printing; David Crowder, Photographer

Canstruction Toronto 2018 Exhibition Preview and Awards Ceremony

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