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CANstruction Vancouver 2018


Friday, October 19th, 2018 — 12:34pm PST
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In support of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank, CANstruction is an annual competition where teams from across Greater Vancouver compete in designing and building entertaining, large structures made entirely out of nutritious canned foods.

Canstruction 2015 in Vancouver


Thursday, April 16th, 2015 — 8:44pm PST
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Canstruction, a design/build competition now in its 13th year, returns to Downtown Vancouver as engineers and architects bring their interpretation of this year’s theme “Fact or Fiction” to life using canned goods. Imagine an 8 foot tall Sasquatch, a giant optical illusion or huge talking watermelon built with thousands of cans of food! After the […]

CANstruction Vancouver 2014


Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 — 11:44am PST
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Everybody’s favourite food + art + charity project has returned as CANstruction sets up shop inside several downtown buildings. Running from May 11th until May 16th, this free public exhibition showcases colossal structures made entirely out of full cans of food. CANstruction Vancouver Locations After the structures are built, the creations go on display to […]

Canstruction Vancouver 2013


Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 — 3:12pm PST
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Canstruction Vancouver is on now in two locations in downtown Vancouver featuring 22 sculptures made entirely of canned food. Teams of designers, engineers, architects, students and businesses have put together these creations made of thousands of cans, packages, pouches, and bags that contain food that will be donated to the Vancouver Food Bank when the […]

Canstruction Vancouver 2012


Saturday, March 24th, 2012 — 11:18am PST
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Canstruction returns Monday, March 26th as teams create imaginative sculptures using nothing but canned goods. This event will be open to the public with the price of admission simply being a donation to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society. Photo credit: The Vancouver Guy on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool. Canstruction has […]

Canstruction 2011


Thursday, February 24th, 2011 — 9:40am PST
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Canstruction returns to Vancouver this weekend under the sails at Canada Place. This annual fundraiser for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society will feature the works of 23 creative teams as they build structures and sculptures using canned goods. Photo credit: Stephen Rees on Flickr gordonr on Flickr The displays are then judged in categories […]