AIA Northern Virginia
AIA NOVA Canstruction Winners Announced!
Posted Thursday, November 1

The AIA Northern Virginia Canstruction winners were announced tonight at our ‘thank you’ party for all our talented teams.

CAN18: Winners

HGA – Best Original Design for Hunger: Together we can crack this nut!

MTFA Architecture – Structural Ingenuity for KNOCK OUT HUNGER FROM DOWN UNDER

Maginniss + del Ninno Architects – Best Meal for A Pepper for All the People

Samaha Associates, P.C. – Best Use of Labels for Wave Hunger Goodbye

KGD Architecture – Most Cans for It takes a little to make a BIG difference
    (aka Clifford, the Big Red Dog)

Maginniss + del Ninno Architects – People’s Choice for A Pepper for All the People

Winning entries will go on to compete in the International Canstruction competition.

Organized by AIA Northern Virginia and the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC), a non-profit organization providing supplemental groceries to families in need, our 15th annual Canstruction® competition celebrates local architects’ commitment to support their community and have fun while doing so. Most importantly, hundreds of families will benefit from the thousands of cans of food donated to AFAC by our Canstruction teams in time for the holidays!

We applaud the generosity, creativity and hard work of all our teams:
    HGA Architects and Engineers
    KGD Architecture
    Maginniss + del Ninno Architecture
    MTFA Architecture
    PGAL (Pierce, Goodwin, Alexander and Linville)
    Samaha Associates PC

Thank you to the jury for their thoughtful deliberations:

• Architect – Karen Conkey, AIA, AIA NOVA Past President & Principal at Conkey | architects
• Architect – T.J. Meehan, AIA, 2019 AIA NOVA President-Elect & Vice President of Technology
    Solutions at CADD Microsystems, Inc.
• Structural Engineer – Susan B. Burmeister, P.E., S2B STRUCTURAL CONSULTANTS PLLC

Thank you to all who helped to make Canstruction such a wonderful event:
    Arlington Food Assistance Center
    Dulles International Airport
    Potomac Valley Brick
    Can Manufacturers Institute
    RPG Digital Print Solutions
    Our Canstruction Committee chairs Lisa Lettieri, AIA & Jay Scruggs, AIA
    Leah Lewis, with MTFA Architecture, for Graphic Design
    Jim Boswell and John Burns, FAIA for donating their photography services
    Canstruction®, Inc.
    Society for Design Administration

Canstruction® is a national charity of the design and construction industry under the auspices of the Society for Design Administration.


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