The Successful Career of Robert Ivy
Robert Ivy is the CEO and Vice President of the AIA, an abbreviation for the American Institute of Architects. The company which is based in Washington has over 90,000 members. AIA is an organization constituting professional architects, supporting their profession and public image. Robert became the CEO of the company in early 2011. The architect attended the South University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English Arts. He then joined the University of Tulane where he got a postgraduate degree in Architecture.
His Successful Career
After he completed his university studies, Robert Ivy began his career as the Editor Chief at Architectural Record in 1996. This experience improved his knowledge, and because of his professionalism, Record had been named the architectural journal of the year. Under his leadership, Robert led the journal to receive several awards including the Editors’ National Magazine awards. Furthermore, he has steered the record towards achieving a folio design award and the MPA digital award in 2008.
Robert Receives a Lifetime Achievement Award
Recently, the architect received the Lifetime Achievement Award which was offered by the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters. It was the first time an architect received such an award that is always given only to Mississippi-connected art patrons and artists who are dedicated to performing and creating art. Because of the award, he joined the list of distinguished artists who have been honored by Polk Award including actor Morgan Freeman, Eudora Welty, Walter Anderson, and Shelby Foote.
About Robert Ivy
Robert is a renowned senior member of design futures council. Because of his highly-rated design value, he was voted by Alpha Rho Chi as the master architect. He published his biography in 2001 in which he is currently in its third edition. Robert Ivy is very passionate about making AIA a competent association. He popularizes the organization through public outreach, advocacy channels, and education initiatives. Robert also encourages public awareness of the organization to showcase the value of architects. Since he joined AIA, he has managed to scale its heights.