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
CLEOPATRA'S KIOSK, LONDON
Entries are invited for a new open international competition for the design of a new structure for Cleopatra's Kiosk, located on the north bank of the River Thames in London. The objective is to seek an exciting and innovative design which will be worthy of this unique Embankment setting and will be a tourist attraction in its own right. Further details are available from the RIBA Competitions Office. Deadline for designs is 4 November.
NEW DIGITAL MEDIA CENTRE, BARNSLEY
Entries are invited for a new, open, two-stage competition for the design of a state-of-the-art Digital Media Centre in Barnsley.
Competitors will be asked to submit designs to incorporate office, cafe and conference spaces. Further details are available from the RIBA Competitions Office. Deadline for designs is 8 October.
TWO DESIGN COMPETITIONS: PLAISTOW, EAST LONDON
Design submissions are invited for the refurbishment of low-rise housing on the Brooks Estate in Plaistow, east London, as well as the refurbishment of two highrise housing tower blocks on the estate. The deadline for design submissions for both competitions has now been extended to 2 October. Further information on how to register for the brief is available at www. ribacompetitions. com Richard Haut operates the weekly 'competitions' email service - telling architects about thousands of projects that they can apply for across Britain, Ireland and Europe. For details tel 0033 6 72 31 83 86, email hautrichard@hotmail. com, web http: //communities. msn.com/RichardHautscompetitions