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Photos: Canned Food Art Exhibit Will Soon Feed the Needy

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It's art mixed with tasty do gooding. The 5th Annual Canstruction is now on display, showing off the work of seven teams of architects, designers, builders, and engineers who took canned food to build structures meant for feeding instead of housing. After November 6th when the exhibit ends, the 10,000 or so cans will go to the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank.

“The Foodbank is grateful for the design community’s support,” said Michael Flood, president and CEO the Foodbank. “This creative architectural display offers something for the local community to enjoy while they help us end hunger here in Los Angeles.”

To view, head to 5900 Wilshire, just across the street from LACMA, before November 6th. The display is in the lobby, which is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. There is no admission, but you're encouraged to donate some cans in lieu of one.

The event is put together by the Society for Design Administration and supported by the American Institute of Architects/Los Angeles

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