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URBAN SUSTAINABILITY The government's Energy Efficiency Best Practice Programme has launched its fourth open ideas competition.
This year's theme is urban sustainability. The 5ha site is the Lochend Butterfly and its surroundings, about a mile from the eastern end of Princes Street in central Edinburgh. A prize fund of £17,500 is on offer.
Submission deadline is 28 February.
UNIVERSITY OF LONDON Centre for knowledge, engineering and learning.The project will be phased, commencing with an initial feasibility exercise to establish the users to be accommodated within the proposed building, the quantum of floorspace and space usage. Contact David Sanders, Institute of Education, Birkbeck College and the University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, tel 020 76 31 60 15, fax 020 7631 6019, e-mail email@example.com. uk.Applications by 28.1.02.
INTERNATIONAL SPORTS VILLAGE Development of an international sports village.Site requires land remediation, infrastructure and sports design elements.Contact Pat Thompson, special projects manager, the County Council of the City and County of Cardiff, County Hall, Atlantic Wharf, Cardiff CF10 4UW, tel 029 2078 8560, fax 029 2078 8341.Applications by 2.2.02