Sand Sculpture Competition on Key Biscayne
"This was the best competition we have had," said Bernard Horovitz, president of the American Institutre of Architects. "The participation was the best. ...and we intend to keep on having it."
Golden Bucket (first place): FIU for a shoe.
Silver Shovel: Shulman Architects for a head of the owner of the firm.
Bronze Shovel: University of Miami for the Sydney Opera House.
Best Student Exhibit: The Design and Architecture Senior High of Barack Obama with John McCain under his feet.
Public Favorite: Miami International University for a Crab.
More pictures after the jump.
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