Photos: 2nd Annual Gingerbread Build-off

Photos: 2nd Annual Gingerbread Build-off

Teams of Houstonians transformed piles of gingerbread, boxes of candy, and frosting into creative works of art Saturday in downtown Houston's Market Square Park. The groups competed for a chance to snag the Grand Prix de Show. Other winning categories included Best Architectural Icon, Tallest Standing Structure, Best Traditionally Themed, Best Non-Traditionally Themed, and Most Creative Interpretation of Materials.

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by Stacy Morrow / khou.com

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Posted on December 11, 2010 at 11:39 PM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 14 at 1:33 AM

HOUSTON -- Teams of Houstonians transformed piles of gingerbread, boxes of candy, and frosting into creative works of art Saturday in downtown Houston's Market Square Park.

The groups competed for a chance to snag the Grand Prix de Show. Other winning categories included Best Architectural Icon, Tallest Standing Structure, Best Traditionally Themed, Best Non-Traditionally Themed, and Most Creative Interpretation of Materials.

The 2nd Annual Gingerbread Build-off was sponsored by ArCH along with Buffalo Bayou Partnership, C2 Creative, and Houston Downtown Management District.

Check out the winners of the competition this week at Architecture Center Houston, located at 315 Capitol, Suite 120.  The gallery hours are Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parking is available at the Hobby Center Parking Garage.

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