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. email@example.com
HOSPITAL EXTENSION Blackpool Victoria Hospital development of four theatres;20 ICU beds;3-4 cardiac imaging laboratories; day ward; outpatient department; X-ray facilities; education facilities;88 in-patient beds and offices.
Application deadline 23 April.
Tel 01253 30 37 25, fax 01253 30 69 77.
AFFORDABLE HOUSING The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland has launched a competition to design sustainable, low-cost housing near Merrion Square in Dublin. Part of the Affordable Housing Scheme, the aim is to offer homes to people who cannot afford to live in the city due to sharply rising prices.The apartments will be sold by the local authority at a considerable discount on the market value.
The submission date is 8 June.
To register call 00 353 1 676 1703 or e-mail jgibney@riai. ie COPPER IN ARCHITECTURE Entries are invited for the Copper Development Association's Copper in Architecture Awards. The closing date for entries is 31 May.
Entry forms are available from CDA Architecture on 01727 731216, or e-mail copperdev@compuserve. com ASHMOLE SCHOOL New academic facilities for the school including a sports/fitness hall and external works.
Application deadline19 June.For information contact Bovis Lend Lease Consulting, c/o Ashmole School, Cecil Road, Southgate, London N14 5RJ.
For more competition information contact Richard Haut, tel 00 33 4 9362 8919 or e-mail Haut.Richard@wanadoo. fr