In 2009 the projects were submitted to the following Architectural Award categories:
- Private House
- Habitable interior
- Public Place Interior
- Building / Ñonstruction
The projects in all categories except Building / Ñonstruction project are considered for two nominations:
Traditions. The prize was given to Peter Kostelov for a minimalistic wooden project .
Innovation. The prize was taken by Zane Tetere.
Traditions. Nina Prudnikova and Pavel Burmakin for Berlin’s apartment interior in the ecoethnic minimalism style
Innovation. In innovation nomination Peter Zellner was awarded for his deconstructivist work in Los Angeles.
Public Place Interior
Traditions. Sergey Tchoban became the winners in the nomination. He submitted an interior of the European Center of Culture in Berlin
Innovation. In innovation nomination the prize was given to Oleg Popov for mixed-use complex Delovoi dom Znamenka.
Building / Ñonstruction
- In the new nomination «Building/Construction» Shuhei Endo was awarded for the project of an athletic and life-rescuing center in Miki, Japan.
The Public Council gave his prize to Alexander Kuzmin, Sergey Barkhin and Dmitry Pshenichnikov for their interior design for the Gusar restaurant.
- Ashot Arutyunian, representing the Italian brand ARTEMIDA that offers innovative lighting solutions, presented a gift voucher for products marketed under this brand to Vladislav Savinkin, Vladimir Kuzmin and Ekaterina Taminzarova for their project of a 3,290-sqm office in Moscow.
- Konstantin Medvedkin, representative of the Italian furniture brand FRANCESCO MOLON, presented a special gift to Elena Tokmacheva, Katy Ryzhova and Peteris Lauchka-Lovchko for their classical urban estate covering the area of 850 sq m.
- The company manufacturing the VELUXE dormers in the person of its chief architect Henrik Norlander Smith extolled the Evergreen community by Anton Mosin as their “best project.”