RIBA-APPROVED Details are 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 TURNER CENTRE, MARGATE Two-stage design competition (AJ 1.2.01) for a new visual arts centre on a spectacular seafront site associated with the artist JMW Turner. The centre is expected to cost £7 million, excluding external works. Stage one asks for expressions of interest plus details of experience and design approach.
Submission deadline 20 March.
Five practices shortlisted for stage two will each receive a £10,000 honourarium. To register and receive the preliminary brief send a cheque for £25 payable to North Kent Architecture Centre Ltd to: Turner Centre Competition, The Kent Architecture Centre, The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TZ.
CORUS STUDENT COMPETITION Proposals requested for a theme for the next World Expo.
Students will be asked to produce designs for the British pavilion, to be placed on a site of their choice. Registration deadline 13 April. To receive the full brief contact Elizabeth Edgar, Group Promotions, Corus Construction & Industrial, PO Box 1, Brigg Road, Scunthorpe DN16 1BP. Further details can be found on the Corus website at www. corusgroup. com BIRMINGHAM JEWELLERY QUARTER PEDESTRIAN LINK Open design competition for provision of an attractive pedestrian route, a new viewpoint and an enduring landmark structure. The competition is part of the Jewellery Quarter Urban Village Initiative - a partnership seeking to promote and develop the Historic Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham city centre. Prize money of £10,000 will be awarded. Submission deadline 13 March.