ICYMI: Renderings of Boston 2024 released, and cloud-based reference library MADCAD launched a free search app for local building codes.

Quote of the Day: "I walk around the office giving out pens and saying, 'Try that, you might like it.' " —Moshe Safdie, FAIA, the winner of the 2015 AIA Gold Medal. [The New York Times]

Instagram of the Day:

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Eight More Stories for Monday:  

The Guardian is hosting a class this month about writing on cities. [The Guardian]

You could design a hedge maze for the hotel that inspired Stephen King's The Shining. [Slate]

An Ithaca College research team is scanning President Lincoln's Cottage in Washington, D.C. [DCist]

Roughly one quarter of New York City apartments are not main residences, according to an analysis by the New York City Independent Budget Office. [The New York Times]

The AIA chapter in Baton Rouge, La., is hosting an exhibition focusing on the design process of local architecture. [The Times-Picayune]

Philadelphia architect Muscoe Burnett Martin Jr. died at 59. [The Philadelphia Inquirer]

The Los Angeles Times editorial board calls on the city to act on L.A.'s affordable housing crisis. [Los Angeles Times]

Foster + Partners named the "most admired architect" in a survey from architecture website Building Design. This is the ninth time in the same number of years that the London firm has won. [Dezeen]

Awards: Enter Now!

The AIA's COTE Top Ten and Top Ten + Awards recognize innovative projects that incorporate sustainable design strategies, while educating the profession and the public about the increased value of buildings that protect the environment. Submissions are due Jan. 26.

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.

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