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AIA 2nd Annual Gingerbread Build-Off

Architecture Center Houston, in partnership with C2 Creative, Buffalo Bayou Partnership, and Houston Downtown Management District announces the 2nd Annual Gingerbread Build-Off.

Saturday, December 11, 10am – 3pm at Market Square Park, 300 Milam.

Awards announced at 4pm

Gingerbread Build-Off Exhibition
December 13-17, 2010
Architecture Center Houston
315 Capitol, Suite 120

Architecture Center Houston, C2 Creative, Buffalo Bayou Partnership, and Houston Downtown Management District will host the Second Annual Gingerbread Build-Off at Market Square Park, Saturday December 11, 10am to 3pm.

25 teams of up to five people each will compete in this year’s build-off. In addition to the coveted Grand Prix de Show, prizes will be given in categories including Best Architectural Icon, Tallest Standing Structure, Best Traditionall y Themed, Best Non-Traditionally Themed, and Most Creative Use of Materials. Gingerbread buildings will be judged by an independent panel of food, design, art, and architecture professionals. Following the Build-Off, winners and select competitors will be featured in a one week exhibition, free and open to the public, at Architecture Center Houston.

Team registration is $50 and is available online http://guest.cvent.com/d/hdq5kr or by contacting Architecture Center Houston at arch@aiahouston.org. The public is invited to attend this free event and cheer on the teams, and build their own mini gingerbread structure at the spectators table.

Sponsorships available at http://www.aiahouston.org/docs/GingerbreadSponsorForm.pdf. Contact arch@aiahouston.org for any event or Sponsorship inquiries.

In the event of rain, the Gingerbread Build-Off will move to Architecture Center Houston.

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.

Sponsored by Rev Eco-Shuttle / Three Brothers Bakery / Saint Arnold Brewery

Event Partners: Houston Downtown Management District / Architecture Center Houston/
Buffalo Bayou Partnership / C2 Creative

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