Details 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
This competition offers an opportunity for architects and artists to design a Panopticon - a structure, space or device that provides a comprehensive or panoramic view - for three sites in the east Lancashire countryside. This is an open competition, running in parallel with an 'ideas'competition for students. Deadline is 10 June.
SURE START CENTRE, COLCHESTER
Expressions of interest are invited from architects who wish to work with the Sure Start Colchester Management Board on a new first resort centre for St Anne's ward in the east of Colchester. Selection will be by competitive interview.
Deadline is 9 May.
Expressions of interest are invited for a competition to provide a concept design for a 'landmark' bridge across the River Tees, commensurate with the highquality development proposals for Northbank. Deadline for practice profiles is 6 May.
STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION
wood. for good invites submissions for an open ideas competition, based on an imaginary inner-city site. The competition is open to students of architecture and those in relevant associated disciplines.
The submission deadline has been extended to September.
EUROPAN 7: SUBURBAN CHALLENGE, URBAN INTENSITY AND HOUSING DIVERSITY
In response to the 'dispersed town' urban model, there is a new will to revive the traditional planning ethos of European towns. Europan 7 plans to tackle this at the interface between urban planning and architecture.Visit www. europaneurope. com.Deadline is 2 May.