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10/15/2010

Free today: Can sculptures for fighting hunger

Posted by Carren Jao Pineda |

Have you ever been to a grocery and utterly mesmerized by staff members stacking huge cans so efficiently? Well, this Friday to Sunday, architects, engineers, designers and builders are building large-scale structures using cans--canned meat, tuna, soda, you name it--for a cause: fighting hunger. We're all invited to see their works of art and help by simply bringing a can, which could also be used for construction. All cans will be donated to the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank after the event.


Here's a flashback from their 2009 run:



Don't those structures look amazing? Take peek behind the scenes in my blog post for Architect's Newspaper.

Oct 15 - Nov 6, 8 am to 6 pm
5900 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles
Directly across from LACMA

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