Gingerbread Build-Off

Saturday, December 7, 2019

10:00am–5pm
Open to the public and free for spectators

Architecture Center Houston is funded in part by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance

Hermann Square
900 Smith Street
Houston, TX 77002

Icing on the Roof Sponsors

Candy Cane Sponsors

Gumdrop Sponsors

Holiday Helper Sponsors

Community Partners

Supported by

2019 Winners

Grand Prix de Show – Jackson & Ryan Architects
Inspired by the Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem’s Gru’s house

 

1st Runner Up and Best Holiday Themed – VLK Architects
Inspired by the Griswold house in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

 

2nd Runner Up – LUCID + Common Bond Bakery
A classic bakery during the holidays

 

Best Gingerbread in Space – PDR
A Gingertect in Space

 

Best Houston-Centric – GLMV Architects
Drawing from Houston themes – Space City and the Be Someone Bridge

 

Best Non-Holiday Themed – Page/
“Turn the Page” drawing from fairy tales – Frozen, Cinderella, Rapunzel

 

Most Creative Interpretation of Materials – Method Architecture
Harry Potter: A Quidditch Match

 

Tallest Standing Structure – Element Architects
A Santa Space Launch

 

High School Challenge Winner – Galveston Ball High School
Ad Astra Per Aspera ("Through hardships to the stars")

 

Public Favorite – Corgan
Winter Ski Scene