Last Saturday, AIA Houston and Architecture Center Houston with Houston-based incubator C2 Creative hosted their 5th Annual Gingerbread Build-Off, which drew more than 30 teams vying for such awards as the Grand Prix de Show, Best Traditionally Themed, and Best Non-Traditionally Themed. The winning confection-constructions, shown below, are on view at the Architecture Center Houston this week.
Sara Johnson is the associate editor, design news at ARCHITECT. Previously, she was a fellow at CityLab. Her work has also appeared in San Francisco, San Francisco Brides, California Brides, Patchwork Nation, and The Christian Science Monitor. Follow her on Twitter at @SaraA_Johnson.