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
COUNTRY HOUSE Single-stage, open design competition for the development of a country house and its surrounding landscape on a 20ha site near the village of Wiswell in Lancashire.
Submission deadline has been extended to 26 September.
Competition open to registered architects and/or practices.
TEXTILE ARCHITECTURE Competition for those completing studies after 1 January 2000, aimed at promoting innovative ideas for building with textiles or textilereinforced materials.
Submissions welcomed between 8 January and 15 February 2001. For more information call 00 49 69 7575 6840 or e-mail textile. architecture @messefrankfurt. com.
TRANSPORTATION CENTRE International competition to design a transport centre in south Tyrol, Italy. To include traffic flow proposals. Ideas competition (deadline 20 November) followed by project competition (deadline 16 April 2001). Details from Thomas Simma Architectural Partnership, tel 00 39 0471 26 21 61 or e-mail ap. simma@dnet. it MUSEUM EXTENSION Competition for new building as extension to an existing natural history and archaeology museum plus new piazza in Vicenza, Italy.
First prize is approximately £15,650. For details contact Comune di Vicenza, tel 00 39 4 4422 1569 or e-mail uffpiano@comune. vicenza. it