Downtown Phoenix Box Stacking Art Contest


Stacking competitors can take their art to the next level in October for the CANSTRUCTION 14th Annual Design competition in downtown Phoenix.

Stacking, stacking, stacking. Unpack and repeat.

Food becomes artificial art within the walls of the Arizona Center.

After an exhibit at the Science Center last month, teams of engineers, architects and marketing agencies are working on the design of boxed structures for Phoenix Canstruction.

“They love to make fun of each other, I think we have almost 20 different companies this year on 9 teams,” said Steven Still of Phoenix Canstruction.

Can stack winners compete in international competitions then they take it seriously – or at least as much as possible when it comes to canning rounds.

“Air traffic control tower, plane coming out of the hangar… a zoo… there’s a work boot next to it and a few Sun-themed structures,” Still said.

Do you think it’s easy? Think again. Always said it’s more complicated than it looks.

“Cans are never exactly the same height, they don’t necessarily stack well together,” Still said. “The older you get, the less stable it is.”

Anyone can come and inspect and vote for a winner over the next two weeks. Maybe donate a few cans – after all, every can here will be donated to St. Mary’s Food Bank.

That makes a total of 48,000 cans, which is a lot of meals for the community after two difficult years.

“Obviously, as the holiday season approaches, families have a lot of needs and are trying to get together and have a vacation, so hopefully our construction cans can help with that and help people secure their lives. food security for a few months, ”Still said.

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