Robert Ivy, the Executive Vice President and CEO of the American Institute of Architects, is an American Architect and Journalist. Ivy became Vice President in 2011.
Robert Ivy attended Sewanee: The University of the South, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Following this, Ivy was accepted into an architectural program at Tulane University. He completed this program and received a Masters of Architecture degree. Visit on his twitter for latest updates.
Recently, it was announced that Robert Ivy will be the recipient of the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award. This award, presented by the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters, will be the first of its kind ever received by an architect.
This is not Robert Ivy’s first award. In 2009, he received the Crain Award from American Business Media. The next year, he was awarded the position of Master Architect by Alpha Rho Chi, a national architecture fraternity.
Ivy has long been involved in architecture media. He became the Editor in Chief of Architectural Record in 1996. In this position, he oversaw the monthly magazine which featured architectural and interior design content. Ivy also holds a position ay McGraw-Hill Construction Media. This organization oversees a number of publications concerned with architecture and construction, such as Architectural Record: China, and GreenSource: The Magazine of Sustainable Design.
In his position at the American Institute of Architects, Robert Ivy works In Washington D.C. at the organization’s national headquarters. With an annual budget of $56 million, Mr. Ivy employs over two hundred people.
The American Institute of Architects was formed in 1857 and has grown to contain more than 200 chapters around the globe. The organization promotes responsible architecture, as well as education regarding architecture and design. Additionally, members of the American Institute of Architecture receive professional support and tools to increase their abilities and further their careers.