The transformation of abandoned and underused sites is common thread among Rudy Bruner Award winners. The 2009 cycle offers new ideas and models that add beauty and vitality to their communities while address the needs of underserved populations.

The medalists transformed urban places, bringing beauty and vitality to underused or derelict sites while addressing the needs of underserved populations.


  • Transforming Derelict or Underused sites
  • Project Impact: Effecting Urban Transformation
  • Vision, Process, and Partnership
  • Leadership
  • Architectural Quality
  • Transformation: New Models for Placemaking