Robert A. Ivy Is Designing And Building A Healthy World


Posted by omeditors | Posted in Best Architect | Posted on 09-09-2017

In 2011 Robert A. Ivy, was named the chief executive officer and Executive Vice President of the American Institute of Architects (‘AIA’). Robert Ivy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English degree from the University of the South. He also graduated as cum laude from the same school. His interest in architect stemmed from his higher learning studies as a student at the Tulane University where he earned a Master of Architecture.

Robert Ivy began his career as the vice president and editorial director of McGraw-Hill Construction, as well as the editor-in-chief of Architectural Record Magazine. Under his leadership Architectural Record was honored with many distinguished journalistic and trade magazine awards. Top awards included the Jesse H. Neal Awards and the National Magazine Award for General Excellence presented by the American Society of Magazine Editors.

In his work at the AIA, Mr. Ivy set a goal for its purpose, which is to make architecture an impetus for improving public health through research, digital platforms, community planning, and the whole future of architecture planning and design. Robert Ivy is also a member of the International Circle of Architecture Critics whose members believe in bringing the art of architecture, its social, economic, and creative relevance into the future.

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Robert Ivy is an accomplished orator who has given many keynote speeches at U.S. and international architectural events. He is an avid spokesman on the effect of architecture on climate, social, and political questions on the environment of structures. He authored a book, called “Fay Jones: Architect,” which received great acclaim. He has also served several terms as the U.S. Commissioner at the Venice Architecture Biennale.

Other honorable mentions for Robert Ivy has included the G.D. Crain Award in 2009, for his lifetime contributions to editorial excellence in business media. In 2010, he received the Alpha Rho Chi, a national architecture fraternity, where they dubbed him “Master Architect,” for his contributions in mentoring architectural students and alumni.

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