Robert Ivy is an American Architect and CEO. He attended Tulane University where he obtained a Masters of Architecture degree. Along with this, Robert also attended Sewanee: the University of the South where graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.
In the beginning of his career, Robert was a critic for several national publications along with a Principal for Dean/Dale. In 1996, he joined a publication known as Architectural Record. Robert became the Editor in Cheif of this publication and helped it grow immensely popular. He had eventually become the Vice President and Editorial Director of Mcgraw-Hill Construction Media. In 2011, Robert joined the American Institute of Architect and became the Vice President and Cheif Executive Officer. During his time here, Robert has had the ability to transform the institute into an influential and successful organization.
In 2001, Robert Ivy published a biography about the late architect known as Fay Jones. He titled the biography as “Fay Jones: Architect.” In the biography, Robert details the work of Fay Jones who was an apprentice of the architect Frank Lloyd Wright. This publication had brought great success to Robert Ivy due to its critical reception. The Art Library Society had named the biography as the highest standards of scholarship design and production.
Robert Ivy’s success in the field of architecture has earned him a number of awards. Due to his leadership, Architectural Records had been honored several times. These honors include the premier magazine journalism award along with an award for general excellence from the American Society of Magazine Editors. Besides these two achievements, Architectural Records has also earned awards from several other publications. Robert has individually received the Crain Award in 2009. This is the highest recognition of an individual form the American Business Media group.
One of the biggest achievements during Robert Ivy’s career is receiving recognition from the Alpha Rho Chi, the national fraternity of architecture. In 2010, Robert was named master architect. The recognition received was due to his ability of strongly communicating the value of design. He is one of the very few selected to receive this achievement and the only one to receive it during this century. These achievements display the professionalism and hard work portrayed by Robert Ivy.
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