Details available from the RIBA Competitions Office, 6 Melbourne Street, Leeds LS2 7PS, tel 0113 234 1335, fax 0113 246 0744, e-mail riba.competitions@mail. riba. org
DESIGNED FOR LIVING
Design competition launched by Swaythling Housing Society, in conjunction with Eastleigh Borough Council and CABE, to develop a prototype housing project, 'Designed for Life'. The project will demonstrate the potential for housing to enable and reflect the changing lifestyle choices of its occupants over time. Deadline 30.8.02.
ROOM TO GROW
MFI has launched 'Room to Grow', which seeks to explore the evolution of a child's room through each stage of childhood.
It aims to stimulate discussions as to how design may address the requirements of a child's personal environment. Deadline 6.8.02.
OTHERS PLANNING FOR OFFICE BUILDING
Consultancy work for the design of an admin HQ and for a planning application at a former school site.
Mid Bedfordshire District Council, The Limes, Dunstable Street, Ampthill MK45 2JU, tel 01525 842113, e-mail jenny. slade@ midbeds. gov. uk, www. midbeds.gov. uk. Deadline 16.8.02.
LONDON BOROUGH OF BRENT
Four contracts: architectural and engineering; plant and facilities;
surveying; and asbestos consultancy. Jennie Rosenthal/ Linda Saunders, Mahatma Gandhi House,34 Wembley Hill Road, Wembley HA9 8AD, tel 020 8937 2297/2299, e-mail housing.procurement@brent. gov. uk.
Richard Haut operates a weekly 'competitions'e-mail service, telling architects about projects they can apply for across Britain, Ireland and Europe.Tel 0033 673 75 02 76, e-mail hautrichard@hotmail. com, web communities. msn. com/ RichardHautscompetitions