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
ART AND DESIGN CENTRE
Expressions of interest invited from architects for the design of a new centre for the teaching of art and design at Pocklington School in East Yorkshire. The new building will play an important part in the school's development, not only by opening up new horizons in art and design, but also by what its architecture can achieve for the campus as a whole. Deadline for expressions of interest 28.8.02.
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'.
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 NORTHERN STAGE - PLAYHOUSE
Redevelopment of Newcastle Playhouse. The lead consultant will be the architect.Contact the Executive Director, Northern Stage (Theatrical Productions) Ltd, Haymarket, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RH. Tel 0191 245 00 10, fax 0191 245 0011, e-mail crouth@northern stage. com.Application by 12.8.02.
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