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CANstruction, an engineering competition

The Mentone Girls' Grammar School in Australia has entered in an engineering competition called CANstruction, where the students must design and construct something form cans of food, based on a theme. 

This year's theme is Olympic Engineering. The competition is for students aged 10 to 14 years. The cans are collected by students and then donated to charity. Because of the theme, Bartels was asked if the students could use our design of the Olympic floating village to reconstruct this out of cans. 

The girls from the Mentone Grammar School have won the prize for Artistic Design for their design of the Olympic Village. In the design approximatey 1000 cans were used, which later on have been donated to the Salvation Army to feed the needy. Head of Mathematics department Maria Spaziani was very proud and thrilled that 'her' girls had won this prize. 

Bartels of course is also very proud that the girls have won this prize with our design. We would like to congratulate the girls and Ms. Maria Spaziani with their win!

Below is the artist impression of the Bartels' design of the Olympic floating village, on which the girls based their CANstruction design!

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