AKZO NOBEL WOODCARE STUDENT COMPETITION. (aj 28.10.99) The second Akzo Nobel competition asks for designs for a Museum of the Weather. Students may choose from one of three sites in the United Kingdom, Stirling, Cardiff and Cambridge. The jury panel will include Niall McLaughlin as riba adviser. Submission deadline 13 July 2000. Registration - £7.50 (inc vat).
BRITISH STEEL STUDENT COMPETITION 2000. By taking part in this competition, you will have a chance to explore design issues in relation to railway architecture and learn about how to materialise them using steel. The senior assessor for this competition is Will Alsop of Alsop & Stormer. Registration deadline Friday 14 April 2000. Submission deadline Wednesday 28 June 2000. Further information from Elizabeth Edgar, tel 01724 405376.
SWISS COTTAGE LEISURE CENTRE
hok + Lobb Architects' competitionsubmission to Camden Council for a new community leisure centre at Swiss Cottage (above) was designed to complete the sense of civic balance created by Sir Basil Spence's Grade II-listed Library and the Hampstead Theatre by Bennetts Associates. The centre includes various meeting halls, a cafe and an exhibition gallery. The scheme, which is in conjunction with Galliard Homes, also includes 190 residential units, 25 per cent of which will be affordable housing. The competition winner has yet to be announced.