Canstruction® Santa Fe 2019 – 5th Anniversary

One Can Make Difference

GIANT Sculptures of Canned Food

Part competition, part food drive, and a whole lot of fun! In an event supporting The Food Depot, New Mexico’s design community and local businesses build themed structures totally out of canned goods. The event is supported by AIA Santa Fe and hosted by Santa Fe Place. All proceeds from Canstruction® Santa Fe benefit The Food Depot.


Save the Date for Canstruction® Santa Fe Build Day on June 14, 2019!!

We’re looking for teams for 2019 – Want to get involved? Contact Ashley Hartshorn or Jill Dixon.

Design Team Commitment Form Canstruction 2019.


Thanks to all who helped make Canstruction® Santa Fe 2018 a success!

19,820 cans of food was donated by 5 teams and 47 sponsors, equaling over 12,796 meals!

Canstruction® Santa Fe 2018 Winners:

Made possible by a gift from host Santa Fe Place

Presented by AIA Santa Fe benefiting The Food Depot

Follow us on Canstruction® Santa Fe’s Facebook page!


Thanks to our 2018 Platinum Sponsor, Hutton Broadcasting:

And Event Sponsors:

Check out the 2017 winners…

Education CAN Save the World - Studio Southwest Architect

Education CAN Save the World – Studio Southwest Architect – 6,054 cans
Awards: Most Cans | Best Use of Labels | Best Meal | Most Original Design

Navajo Code Talkers - Dyron Murphy Architect

Navajo Code Talkers – Dyron Murphy Architect – 3,797 cans
Award: People’s Choice

AmeriCAN Heroes - D/P/S + Jaynes

AmeriCAN Heroes – D/P/S + Jaynes – 5,307 cans
Award: Structural Ingenuity

Plant a Seed - YES YES WE CAN!

Plant a Seed – YES, YES WE CAN! – 5,250 cans

Captain AmeriCAN - Design Group + BSC

Captain AmeriCAN – Design Group + BSC – 5,206 cans

Spider-CAN - Barbara Felix A+D

Spider-CAN – Barbara Felix A+D – 4,003 cans

Captain Underpants - AOS Berardinelli

Captain Underpants – AOS Berardinelli – 3,570 cans

Canstruction® Santa Fe’s 2016 Competitors

Team #1: CANformer

Brought to you by Barbara Felix Art + Design


Team #3: Unless We Can

Brought to you by GroundworkStudio


Team #2: Los Miniones

Brought to you by Dekker Parich Sabatini


Team #4: BrEakCAN BaD

Brought to you by Studio Southwest



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1222 A Siler Road
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507
Telephone: 505-471-1633

The Food Depot is a 501(c)3 and a non-partisan organization

Fax: 505-471-2025

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