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 CASTLE LANE AREA CULTURAL QUARTER, BEDFORD 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 2004.
FUTURE HOUSE LONDON A new RIBA London 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.
SHRINKING CITIES An international competition from the German Federal Cultural Foundation to address problems associated with population and job losses.The deadline for registration is 15 April. Ideas must be submitted by 30 April.Visit www. shrinkingcities. com HOUSING DESIGN AWARDS 2004 Deadline for entries is Friday 27 February 2004.For entry forms and conditions of entry, visit www. designforhomes. org/hda E COLLEGE The Learning and Skills Council (LSC) is calling for designs of the college for the future. The challenge to architects and architectural students is to formulate ideas for a new style of learning environment for the 21st century.Deadline is 30 January.
LANDMARK EAST COMPETITION Open ideas competition on behalf of the East of England Development Agency to generate ideas and designs for a major landmark to attract significant funding and stimulate long-term economic benefit.Deadline is 18 February.