Sandcastle Competition

Saturday, September 21, 2024

Event is free and open to the public
East Beach parking is $15 (CASH ONLY; NO ATM)

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East Beach
1923 Boddeker
Galveston, TX 77550

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Congratulations to the Winners of the 36th AIA Sandcastle Competition

GOLD BUCKET (1st Place)      
SYDNEY LENOIR PUBLIC FAVORITE
Kirksey + Tellepsen + MGC: "Bug Television" | Site #16

 

SILVER SHOVEL (2nd Place)
Jacobs + JE Dunn + Estudio: "Archipelago: The Road to the Throne" | Site #24

 

BRONZE SHOVEL (3rd Place)
Gensler + Harvey: "Bower's Booytcamp" | Site #22

 

ANNUAL AIA COLLEGE CHALLENGE
University of Houston AIAS: "Barbie's Beach Haus" | Site #39

 

OPTICAL ILLUSIONS
EDI and Friends: "Donuts" | Site #12

 

BEST ARCHITECTURAL ICON
Stantec + Brookstone: "The Last Gaudi" | Site #8

 

BEST KIDTASTIC: CHILDHOOD TOYS
PGAL + Archer Western: "Mario Block Party" | Site #28

 

BEST POP CULTURE: BEST OF THE 90s
GLMV + DEC + WPI + RS&H: "Party Lik its 95" | Site #15

 

BEST TRADITIONAL CASTLE 
SWA Group: "Everything but the Castle" | Site #46

 

TEXAS PRIDE
Cre8 + Durotech + Matrix + CMTA + Indeco: "Whataboom" | Site #11

 

EPIC FAIL
Kendall Heaton + Gilbane: "The Climb" | Site #33

 

BEST TEAM SIGNAGE
Cre8 + Durotech + Matrix + CMTA + Indeco: "Whataboom" | Site #11

 

BEST TEAM T-SHIRT
Goree: "Pokemon-Gotta Save 'em All!" | Site #36

 

811 PRESENTS: MOST SUSTAINABLE TEAM
Perkins&Will + DPR Construction: "Attack of the Pac" | Site #26
 

LESS IS MORE / BEST SMALL TEAM
Huckabee + IEG + Skanska: "Andy's Coming" | Site #42