Stacking Up Against Hunger in NYC

Posted by Steven Hall on November 9, 2017

Last week, a team from SGH’s New York office traveled downtown to flex our engineering muscles and help feed the hungry in New York City. We faced off against twenty-five other teams from across the AEC industry to create a structure made entirely out of canned goods as part of the 25th Annual Canstruction New York Competition and Exhibition at Brookfield Place. 

Our team’s design, “Fearless in the Face of Hunger,” features an image of the Fearless Girl staring down the Charging Bull on Wall Street. The Fearless Girl sculpture has become an iconic image in the city over the past year and served as our inspiration in standing up to hunger. The structure won the competition’s “Best Use of Labels” award and will continue on to Canstruction’s international competition in the spring. Thanks to support from SGH and our New York team members, “Fearless in the Face of Hunger” will donate 2,830 cans of corn, beans, tuna, and tomatoes to City Harvest, an organization dedicated to feeding hungry New Yorkers.

All of the Canstruction sculptures will remain on display until Wednesday, 15 November. Visit the Brookfield Place website for more information and to vote for the People’s Choice Award.

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