Robert Ivy, FAIA is a Columbus, Mississippi native who has been highly influential within the architectural industry for many amazing years at this point. He’s the American Institute of Architects’ acclaimed Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President. The American Institute of Architects is a famous professional group that is headquartered in the American capital of Washington, D.C. It was started in New York, New York during the 1800s. The people who started the organization were talented architects who had big goals in mind at the time. Ivy has been the American Institute of Architects’ Chief Executive Officer since back in 2011.
Architecture is a vast and complex field that’s always expanding and changing. That’s the reason that strong architectural education backgrounds are so important and indispensable. Ivy has a Tulane University Masters of Architecture degree. He has a Sewanee: University of the South Bachelor of Arts degree as well. He studied English at the latter school.
Robert Ivy can back up his role with the American Institute of Architects. Anyone who has witnessed the trajectory of his career can say that he deserves everything he has to this day. He got the chance to be Architectural Record’s Editor in Chief in the middle of the nineties. He was McGraw-Hill Construction Media’s Editorial Director and Vice President for a while. McGraw-Hill Construction Media was at the helm of Sweets, Constructor, ENR, HQ Magazine, GreenSource: The Magazine of Sustainable Design, Architectural Record: China and even SNAP.
Robert Ivy served as a juror in the past. This was for a panel that chose Frank Gehry to take on the National Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial design project. Gehry is an acclaimed architect. Ivy worked as a Dean/Dale, Dean & Ivy principal between the years of 1981 and 1996. He left the entity to join the Architectural Record team. He offered his critic abilities to a handful of publications that had national attention.
People who work in his profession are keenly aware of him and all that he can do. He got the Crain Award in 2009. The Crain Award is noteworthy due to the fact that it’s given by the American Business Media. It’s the group’s best “one man” award possible. Ivy has gotten acknowledgements beyond this one as well. He got a Management Excellence award from McGraw-Hill at the end of the nineties. This skillful professional is a proud Design Futures Council Senior Fellow.