NORTHAMPTON MARKET SQUARE ENHANCEMENT Multi-disciplinary design teams are invited to work with Northampton Borough Council on the environmental regeneration of Northampton's market square. The council is seeking schemes of a high architectural standard that will attract people to the square and raise the profile and viability of the market trading, as well as providing opportunities for entertainment, concerts, cafÚs and a range of activities.The deadline for expressions of interest is 10 March.
CASTLE LANE AREA CULTURAL QUARTER, BEDFORD An open ideas competition on behalf of Bedford Borough Council to redevelop and revitalise the Castle Lane area in Bedford town centre, which currently provides a mix of arts, heritage and car parking.The deadline for submissions is 15 April.
FUTURE HOUSE LONDON A competition exploring the changing nature of the house - properties, functions and physical/social relationships - within the London area. Entries are invited by the end of March. Call the RIBA London on 020 7307 3681 for entry forms.
DEDALO MINOSSE INTERNATIONAL PRIZE Architects are invited to nominate clients for the Dedalo Minosse International Prize for Commissioning a Building.The prize rewards both public and private clients who have commissioned projects of any size, with a special category for clients who have commissioned an architect under 40 years of age.The closing date for submissions is 27 February. Visit www. assoarchitetti. it or email dedalominosse@assoarchitetti. it
Details of RIBA-approved competitions are available from the RIBA Competitions Office, 6 Melbourne Street, Leeds LS2 7PS, tel 0113 234 1335, fax 0113 246 0744, email riba. competitions@mail. riba. org