The Canstruction Winner Is….

Canstruction Orlando 2013It is sad to see all the Canstructions being taken down but knowing all the food is going out to our neighbors in need this week makes it all worthwhile! This year’s Canstruction event brought in 26,139 pounds of food! Now that is magical!

At this year’s Canstruction competition, 12 teams participated including Borrelli + Partners, Burke Hogue Mills, Cuhaci & Peterson, HMH Can! (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), HHCP, HuntonBrady Architects and DPR, Phil Kean Design Group , Winter Park Construction and Walt Disney World’s Design & Engineering. Additionally, local middle and high school students got involved, with teams from Lake Brantley High School’s Interact club and Girl Scout Troop #506. Many school students contributed their time, talents, and energies to collect cans of food to assemble inspiring structures.

The 2013 Canstruction Orlando Winners:
National Award Winners:

Structural Ingenuity – Winter Park Construction
Hunger For Hope

Best Meal – Hunton Brady Architect and DPR
There’s No Place Like Orlando

Best of Use of Labels – BHM Architecture
Minionmizing Hunger!

Juror’s Favorite – Walt Disney World, Design & Engineering
If You CAN Dream It, You CAN Do It!

Honorable Mention – Phil Kean Design Group
Swan Song For Hunger

Local Awards:

Honorable Mention – HKS Architects, Inc.
The Magic Of Stuff CAN Fuel Our Community

Second Harvest Food Bank Award – BHM Architecture
Minionmizing Hunger!

Best Signage Award – Cuhaci & Peterson
“FE FI FO YUM” C&P’s Magic Beanstalk

Big Canhuna Award – Borrelli + Partners, Inc.
Help Orlando Magically Transform Hunger!

The Daily City’s Biggest Heart Award – Winter Park Construction
Hunger For Hope

Orlando Weekly’s Downtown Award – Phil Kean Design Group
Swan Song For Hunger

Fountain of Youth Award – Girl Scout Troup #506
Every Penny Counts, Wish Away Hunger

The Where’s The Rabbit Award – HHCP Architects
Abra-CAN-Dabra

The Cat-CAN-do Award- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Magic of Storytelling

Reaching New Heights Award – Cuhaci & Peterson
“FE FI FO YUM” C&P’s Magic Beanstalk

The TV Dinner Award – Lake Brantley Interact Club
The Science of Orlando Magic

Creative Concept Award – Borrelli + Partners, Inc.
Help Orlando Magically Transform Hunger!

Positive Ch’I Award – Deborah Rusnock

The juror team included Andrew Kimpel, national account manager at CHEP, Deborah Simpson, a local philanthropist; Jacki Halem, local architect and owner’s representative for the new Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center; Graham Jarret, publisher for the Orlando Weekly and Mark Baratelli, creator of the Orlando Daily City Blog.

Congratulations to all the teams and to the Canstruction Committee. What a fantastic event! We can’t wait to see what it in store next year when Canstruction turns 21!!

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Sasha Hausman
Development Manager

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