Photo of the Day: 

Restorer Andre Baer paints the stucco work on the ceiling of the palace chapel in Altlandsberg, Germany. The historic building, which has been under the ownership of the city since 2008, is one of the few remaining examples of the Baroque style in Brandenburg. The chapel was built at the end of the 17th century and in 1786 it was rebuilt following a fire. The extensive renovations began in May 2013, and the building is intended to become a multifunctional event center.
Patrick Pleul/AP Images Restorer Andre Baer paints the stucco work on the ceiling of the palace chapel in Altlandsberg, Germany. The historic building, which has been under the ownership of the city since 2008, is one of the few remaining examples of the Baroque style in Brandenburg. The chapel was built at the end of the 17th century and in 1786 it was rebuilt following a fire. The extensive renovations began in May 2013, and the building is intended to become a multifunctional event center.


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Seven More Stories for Monday:

J. Thomas Regan, former dean of the Texas A&M College of Architecture, died on March 5 at age 74. [Arch One]

The Noguchi Museum exhibits his photos of inspirational 18th-century astronomical observatories through May 31.  [Hyperallergic]

Critic John King reviews the Bjarke Ingels Group and Heatherwick Studio designs for the new Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. [San Francisco Chronicle]

The Swedish Tabernacle in Hamilton, Mass., collapsed under the weight of snow. [The Boston Globe]

Construction drawings and blueprints are on display at the Heinz Architectural Center at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh. [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]

Portland, Ore.–based firm Yost Grube Hall Architecture began restoration work at Clackamas Community College's historic John Inskeep Environmental Learning Center. [Portland Business Journal]

German architect Ole Scheeren designed an auction house in the center of Beijing, which is scheduled to be completed next year. [The Wall Street Journal]

Awards: Enter Now!

The Design Talks Institute recognizes alternative ideas for reframing how underutilized spaces can be used in urban environments in its Lost Spaces 2015 competition. Submissions are due March 30.

AIA and Houzz launched the 2015 Future of Architecture Residential Design Contest and Showcase. Entries are due March 31.

The Radical Innovation Awards recognize innovative ideas that impact the hospitality industry. Contestants may submit their next big hotel concept until March 31.

Robert A.M. Stern Architects is hosting its third annual RAMSA Travel Fellowship, a $10,000 prize for the purpose of travel and research. Proposal submissions are due April 10.

The 2015 World Architecture Festival Awards is accepting entries through May 22.

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