PHOTOS: AIA SandCastle Competition on Galveston's East Beach

On Saturday, June 1, 2013, competitors and spectators celebrated the 27th annual AIA Sand Castle Competition on Galveston's East Beach.   For more than two decades, teams of architects, designers and engineers have taken their tools to East Beach in Galveston for one of the world?s largest sand castle competitions, hoping to take the top prize -- the highly coveted Golden Bucket. The Houston Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has been hosting this competition since 1986. <span class=meta>(KTRK Photo)</span>
June 4, 2013 12:51:20 PM PDT