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 LANDMARK EAST COMPETITION Open ideas competition on behalf of the East of England Development Agency to generate ideas and designs for a major landmark or landmarks that will attract significant funding and stimulate long-term economic benefit for the region.
Deadline for submission of designs is 18 February 2004.
PETERBOROUGH INNOVATION CENTRE Open design competition to seek a solution for a new innovation centre to be built on a prominent site in Peterborough town centre.The centre is to provide flexible accommodation with first-class support services to assist entrepreneurs in realising their potential. Tenants will primarily be young 'knowledge-based'businesses with a focus on high added value environmental technologies, products and services. The building is to be approximately 3,700m 2.The construction budget is in the region of £4 million.The deadline for designs is 2 December.
SPRINGFIELD LANE Open design competition, on behalf of Urban Splash and Salford City Council, to select an ambitious practice to develop a framework plan for a new mixed-use urban neighbourhood.Deadline for design is Friday 12 December.
AN ENERGY REVOLUTION, SOLUTIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE URBAN COMMUNITIES Open design competition based on a 2.2ha brownfield site on the edge of Manchester's city centre. The objective for competitors will be to design a mixed-use scheme that is sustainable in its use of energy, urban in character and which promotes cooperative lifestyles. Deadline for designs is 16 January 2004.