Robert Ivy has been a dedicated member of American Institute of Architects. In 2011, he was appointed the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President. Mr Ivy is a recognized figure of AIA and has been an advocate for the architectural profession on very many occasions.
As the Executive Vice President of AIA, Robert Ivy is responsible for the running of AIA’s national office in Washington D.C. The organization has an annual budget of $56 million and 206 employees. He is also expected to direct AIA’s focus on design and practice issues and work together with over 300 chapters across America, to ensure AIA and the profession continue to grow.
An award-winning architect and a guru in the field. Robert Ivy is one of the biggest names in the architectural world. The recipient of the McGraw-Hill Award in 1998 for Management Excellence, Robert Ivy is a man who came from a humble background and mastered the art of architecture. Furthermore, Robert Ivy was voted in 2010 as a Master Architect. This was by the national architecture fraternity, Alpha Rho Chi. He was named ‘Master Architect’ for his ability to communicate the value of design impeccably. Robert Ivy is currently the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President of American Institute of Architects.
Founded in 1857, American Institute of Architects is a premier organization that involves licensed and professional architects in the United States of America. The organization offers education, community redevelopment services, and advocacy. This is to ensure that the architecture profession is fully supported and its value is retained at the top. Headquartered in Washington D.C the organization has since grown and expanded to an institute with over 90000 members.
At the American Institute of Architects, there are different groups of members like the Allied Members, Emeritus Members, and Associate Members. In as much as the members are placed in groups, they all work together to realize the goals of the organization. The American Institute of Architects also recognizes commendable works done around the world and actually gives out awards like The Architecture Firm Award.
Robert Ivy attended The University of The South and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English. He then furthered his studies at the Tulane University from where he graduated with a Masters in Architecture. Robert Ivy started off his career in 1996 at the ‘Architectural Record’ as the Editor in Chief. He then moved on to become the Vice President of McGraw Hill Construction Media. Robert Ivy continued to pursue his dreams and further his career in different places. It was in 2011, that he was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of American Institute of Architects.