Robert Ivy is currently the executive chief for the American Institute of Architects. The American Institute of Architects is a firm that represents licensed professionals and architects in the industry of construction and design. It is known for coming up with new foundation designs for public health and is even better known for being the ultimate architects of health.
Robert Ivy holds an English B.A from the University of Sewanee and an Architecture master’s degree from the University of Tulane. Straight from the University, Mr. Ivy landed a job at Architectural Record as an editor in chief and later moved to a higher rank at McGraw Hill, a construction media house as a vice president and director of editing. While at McGraw, he wrote for several famed magazines like HQ, SNAP, the magazine for sustainable design and ENR just to mention a few.
Robert Ivy has also served on a number of panels for judging architects and architectural designs including the panel that won Frank Gehry the contract to scheme the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial. Other than that he is also a senior fellow at the council for Design Futures.
Robert has always aimed at success in all his career endeavors and for this reason, has won himself and the firms that he has worked for a number of prestigious awards. Some of these awards include the Premier Magazine Journalism Award, National Magazine Award and more than two dozen Jesse H. Neal awards that he helped Architectural Record win during his tenure there. Individually, he has won the most coveted business media award of all time called the Crain Award and an award for excellent performance at McGraw Hill. Besides all these awards, his most impressive achievement of all time was being named the Master Architect by the National Fraternity for Architecture eight years ago. This made him one of only seven individual to get such ranking from the fraternity since it came into existence in the past century.
Having made a good number of successful publications, Robert Ivy is now settled at AIA as its CEO for seven years now and is giving maximum attention to his work. Hopefully, he makes an impact at the firm like he has made in the past firms that he has worked in.
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