AIA Sandcastle Competition

2023 DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED

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Congratulations to the Winners of the 35th AIA Sandcastle Competition

 

GOLD BUCKET (1st Place)       
SYDNEY LENOIR PUBLIC FAVORITE | GREATEST FEAT OF STRUCTURAL INGENUITY

Ziegler Cooper Architects | Paradigm Construction: "Iron Man – The Metal Ages" | Site #22

 

SILVER SHOVEL (2nd Place)
Kirksey + Metzger: "Zombie Land" | Site #17

 

BRONZE SHOVEL (3rd Place)
HKS Tellepsen: "Sands of Time" | Site #19

 

ANNUAL AIA COLLEGE CHALLENGE
Prairie View A&M University SOA: "THE OBAMA PRESIDENTIAL CENTER" | Site #6

 

BEST TRADITIONAL CASTLE | EPIC FAIL
Gensler | Harvey: "Hercu-G’s" | Site #28

 

BEST ARCHITECTURAL ICON
Jacobs | JE Dunn | Estudio: "Houston we have a SOLUTION" | Site #41

 

BEST POP CULTURE: SOCIAL MEDIA
PDG Architects | 4 Star Renovation: "Filet Minion" | Site #36

 

BEST KIDTASTIC: BOARD GAMES
Kimley-Horn | Method | Alston: "Starving Starving Sea Life" | Site #11

 

AMERICANA ROUTE 66 | MID-CENTURY AMERICANA
Goree: "Kickin’ It On Space Route 66" | Site #24

 


NASA JSC 60th ANNIVERSARY: SPACE RACE
cre8 Architects | Durotech | Matrix | CMTA: "Are We There Yet" | Site #43

 

MOST SUSTAINABLE TEAM
Perkins&Will | DPR Construction: "Footsteps on the Moon" | Site #25

 

BEST TEAM SIGNAGE
REES | Method | Alston: "Shell! Yeah! Let’s Play Crabble!" | Site #21

 

BEST TEAM T-SHIRT
Stantec | Brookstone: "Stranger Games" | Site #42