Canstruction L.A.


Do you have a little engineer in your family? Do you have a kid who loves to build things? A lego-holic? Maybe a kid that loves to stack things? If so I have the perfect event for you. It’s called “Canstruction LA”. Teams of architects, designers, builders, and engineers design and create huge structures made out of cans of food. Imagine how cool it would be for a little one to experience this. After the exhibit the cans are donated to the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank.

“CAN-day Afternoon” by Steinberg Architects.  Photography by Tom Bonner


When is Canstruction LA               

March 13-16, 2014

Thursday, March 13th, Noon-10PM, as part of Downtown Art Walk

Friday, March 14th, 11AM-8PM

Saturday-Sunday, March 15th-16th, 11AM-5PM

“Filling a (Growing) Need” by NBBJ and Buro Happold Engineers.  Photography by Tom Bonner


Where is Canstruction LA

Farmers and Merchants Bank Building

401 South Main Street

Los Angeles, CA 90014

“CANstruction Republic” by Clark Construction & Thornton Tomassetti.  Photography by Tom Bonner


How do I get into Canstruction LA

The public is invited to view the structures for free and vote on their favorites.

“The Port of Los CANgeles” by RBB Architects.  Photography by Tom Bonner

What is The Purpose of Canstruction LA

 To fight hunger and raise awareness. 

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is a nonprofit, charitable organization that has been serving the disadvantaged since 1973.  The Food Bank is at the heart of a charitable food distribution network that includes more than 640 charitable agencies with more than 1,000 program sites in Los Angeles County.

“The LAX EnCANter Restaurant” by RBB Architects.  Photography by Tom Bonner

INFO; 213.924.8661

** All Photos by Tom Bonner

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