Details of RIBA-approved competitions 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
INDOOR SWIMMING POOL Expressions of interest are invited from architects for the design of a contemporary pool for a family residence in Haslemere, Surrey with a project value of £250,000. The pool will occupy a site commanding exceptional views across rolling countryside and should reflect the best of contemporary design. Applications from young practices are positively encouraged.
MANCHESTER COURT CENTRE Expressions of interest are invited for an architect-led multidisciplinary design team for a new court centre in Manchester.
Applicants should be capable of providing an innovative costeffective design which delivers a high-quality, flexible space tailored to the future needs of the Court Service. Deadline for receipt of Practice Profile is 30 August. A full copy of the EC notice is available from the RIBA Competitions Office.
HELP MFI TAKE THE KITCHEN INTO THE 21ST CENTURY HOME New open competition with the objective of stimulating discussion about the nextgeneration kitchen.Submission deadline 31 August.
OTHERS AMBASSADOR'S RESIDENCE Refurbishment of British residence in Lisbon, Portugal.
Expressions of interest from multidisciplinary teams. Value between £2 million and £3 million. Contact Elizabeth Housden-Jones, Foreign & Commonwealth Office (02001), FCO Services/Estate Group, Apollo House, Room 1901,36 Wellesley Road, Croydon CR9 3RR, tel 020 8253 6332, fax 020 8253 6262. Applications by 31 August.