Unless stated otherwise, competition details are available from riba Competitions Office, 6 Melbourne Street, Leeds LS2 7PS, tel: 0113 234 1335, fax: 0113 246 0744, email: riba.competitions@mail. riba.org
AKZO NOBEL WOODCARE - STUDENT COMPETITION (AJ 30.7.99). Watersports Centre. Deadline 15.7.99.
RIAI APPROVED - PARADE AND MAYOR'S WALK URBAN DESIGN COMPETITION. Restoration and improvement. Deadline 31.8.99.
Details from RIAI 00 353 1 676 1703.
14TH MEMBRANE DESIGN COMPETITION '99 (AJ 27.5.99).
International competition on the theme of shoreline membranes.
ARCHITECTURE FOR HUMANITY - TRANSITIONAL HOUSING COMPETITIONS. Open competitionfor design of housing for returning Kosovars and others whose homes have been similarly destroyed. The goal is to raise awareness of the needs of returning refugees while developing better temporary housing solutions for victims of war or natural disaster. Deadline 27.9.99.
Artists are invited to express interest in establishing teams to design mobile exhibition pods at the c/plex arts centre in West Bromwich, designed by Alsop and Stormer. Different teams will be appointed to design each of the two pods. c/plex, which will occupy a former bus station site, will be centred around an interactive gallery. The client is Jubilee Arts. For details send a sae quoting reference c/p001 to c/PLEX, 3rd Floor, West House, Lombard Street West, West Bromwich B70 8EG by 15 September.