Can Your Gingerbread Structure Withstand an Earthquake?

Simulated gingerbread earthquake, medium

Ready to take gingerbread house building to the next level? Can your masterpiece survive an earthquake? Gather your friends and unleash your creativity in a competition that's equal parts engineering and artistry! We're bringing you the Extreme Gingerbread House Challenge, where faculty and staff judges will assess the aesthetics of your creation before we put it to the ultimate test – shaking it to destruction! No worries, we've got all the supplies and gear ready. All you need is your squad (maximum of 4 per team). This event is exclusive to current Georgetown undergraduates, graduates, and Ph.D. students. Gingerbread meets active tectonics on December 1, 2023 at 2:45 p.m. in Lauinger’s Idea Lab. Register now, as this event has limited available slots.