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Feats of architectural genius for a great cause. Check out CANstruction running July 13-18, a can stacking exhibit to benefit Philabundance. | Image courtesy: CANstruction

Our pick: CANstruction

Witness feats of architectural genius in this can stacking exhibit to benefit Philabundance.

Designers, architects and philanthropists from around the world flock to Philly every year to participate in this unique charitable event. Logic and design are put to the test in intense stacked displays.

The event serves a dual purpose, allowing onlookers to marvel at the engineers we secretly wish we could be. It’s also doing its part to help solve citywide hunger and give back to the community. Over the last 13 years, CANstruction has donated over 455,000 pounds of food to Philabundance. The construction industry that is instrumental in this event has helped provide shelter for countless Philadelphians. 

Stick around to see this art on display for a few days. The aCANamey Awards will be held on July 17, where the best creations of the exhibit will receive recognition.

Art is a powerful catalyst in sparking positivity in Philly. This is just one example of how we CAN all have a role in changing our city for the better.

WHAT: CANstruction WHEN: July 13-18 COST: Free. WHERE: BOK Building, 800 Mifflin St. MORE: philadelphiacfa.org

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