RIBA APPROVED 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 WAKEFIELD WATERFRONT GALLERY Expressions of interest are invited for this new competition to design a prestigious and distinctive 'landmark' gallery on the waterfront in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Deadline for receipt of practice profiles is 17 June.
PANOPTICONS, LANCASHIRE 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. Their purpose will be both aesthetic and functional - they may take the form of shelters, viewing platforms or beacons, and will be high-profile visitor attractions. The competition is open and runs in parallel with an 'ideas' competition for students.
Deadline is 10 June. Further details are available at www. ribacompetitions. com 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 (engineering, interior design, product design, etc). The submission deadline has been extended to September 2003.
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