In total, 70 works from 12 countries of the world were sent to the international architectural competition "Present of the Future", which competed in five nominations, the main of which was "Interior of the Future". The selection of the nominees was carried out “blindly” - the projects presented to the jury were not named, so the announcement of the results was a discovery not only for participants and visitors, but also for voters. The announcement of the winners took place in a friendly circle of designers and architects, with the participation of Italian guests, organizers and participants of the iSaloni exhibition, who greeted the name of each winner with a thunderous ovation.
The winner in the main nomination, the architect Present of Future - named by designers William Sawaya and Paolo Moroni - was Satoshi Okada from Japan, presenting an example of expressive organic architecture in his home.
For the best completed project of residential and public space "Present of Future Space" - the award was given to the project of a wedding ceremonial chapel by the architect Ashizawa from Japan. According to architect Massimo Iosa Ghini, "he created an open public space that is not only large and huge, but superbly designed."
Young Russian designers Alexey Nikolashin and Alexandra Fedorova received an award for the best realized interior in a modern style, in the Present of Future Interior Design nomination, who presented a project of an unusual office space. Fedorova. Presenting themselves to the public, they verbally confirmed that they "tried to correspond to the times and use modern materials."
The name of the winner in the nomination for the best lighting solution "Present of Future Lighting" was named by the jury members Paolo Rizzato and Vera Butko - the architect from Spain Xavier Claramoun.
The Incentive Prize "Present of Future Technology", which is awarded for the best implemented project made using modern construction, structural and electronic technologies, was awarded to the architect from Latvia Uldis Luksevius, whose work, according to David Sargsyan, "you can immediately see who is thinking modern ".
Unfortunately, none of the foreign nominees was present at the announcement of the laureates, although this does not exclude the fact that the winners will come for the awards on the day of their presentation, which will take place on January 23 at the Pushkinsky Cinema Center.