Unless stated otherwise, competition details are avai lable from RIBA Competitions Office, 8 Woodhouse Square, Leeds LS3 1AD, tel 0113 2341335.
RIBA-APPROVED British Steel Student Award Competition 1998 (AJ 30.11.97). Designs for a children's hospital on a site near a lake close to the campus of the University of Nottingham. Registration deadline 17.4.98; submission deadline 17.7.98.
Van Alen Prize 1998 - design ideas for New York's East River (AJ 5.2.98). The competition is open to everyone, worldwide, and a total cash prize of $15,000 will be awarded. Details are available from the Van Alen Institute, 30 West 22nd Street, New York, ny 10010.
Fax: +212 366 5836; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration deadline 8.4.98.
100% Rubber. A competition organised by Dalsouple to encourage the creat ive use of rubber as a design material. The competition is open to architects, designers, students and artists, and winning entries will feature on the Dalsouple stand at this year's 100% Design exhibition. Deadline 31.3.98.
Details from Julie Mellor, Dalsouple, 01984 667233.