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Constructing Canstruction for a Good Cause

March 19, 2016
Can you spot the Price Rite canned potatoes in this great canstruction sculpture?
Durkee, Brown, Viveiros & Werenfeis Architects joined forces with Odeh Engineers, Herrick & White Millwork, and IGT and Parker Construction in Rhode Island to build the sailboat and lighthouse out of donated canned goods.
A total of 6,000 cans were used to create theTurning the Tides on Hunger sculpture, with 708 Price Rite cans used during the canstruction process.

All cans used as part of this year’s Canstruction event –- an estimated 30,000 -- will be donated back to the Rhode Island Food Bank.

 And there’s still time to check out the Turning the Tides on Hunger and other great canstruction designs by visiting the Skybridge Concourse at the Providence Place Mall in Rhode Island. The exhibit runs through March 26.

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