In 2010 Robert Ivy was named the new Executive Vice President/ Chief Executive Officer of the American Institute of Architects. Robert Ivy is a knowledgable, dedicated architect that has worked his way up the ladder of the American Institute of Architects board. The American Institute of Architects is a group of architects that are committed to making to known to the world that design is fundamental and architects matter. The organization was started in 1857 by 13 architects that wanted to promote architecture. They started out with 13 members and added 16. They also had about 12 chapters initially. Richard Upjohn was the first president of the organization. The most recent president of the American Institute of Architects was named Robert Ivy in 2010. They now have over 90,000 members and over 300 chapters existing. The headquarters is located in Washington, D.C.
Robert Ivy has many years of experience in architecture. He received his Bachelors of Art in English from the University of South Tennessee and his Masters in Architecture from Tulane University. His most recent achievement of being named the Executive Vice President/ Chief Executive Officer of the American Institute of Architects comes as no surprise. In 1993 he was added to the College of Fellows. In 1996 he became the Editor in Chief of Architectural Record. The Architectural Record experienced a tremendous amount of advancement with him as a part of the team. The Architectural Record has been named the most read architectural journal. In 2010 the America Institute of Architects named Robert Ivy the new Executive Vice President/ Chief Executive Officer. February 1, 2011. He officially started his duties as the Executive Vice President/ Chief Executive Officer of the American Institute of Architects. In addition to his duties at the American Institute of Architects, Ivy serves as the Editorial Director for McGraw-Hill Construction.
Robert Ivy is very well respected in the architecture community. He has provided excellent perspective and insight since he started his work. He has helped construct monuments in the United States including the National Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial. He received the most profound American Business Media Award, the Crane Award. In addition to the Crane Award, he received the McGraw-Hill Award for Management Excellence in 1998. Ivy has put out nothing but excellence. He is also an advisor for many universities around the world including his alma mater at Tulane University, Mississippi State University, Auburn University’s Rural Studio, and Tonji University School of Architecture and Urban Planning in Shanghai China.
Robert Ivy is very respected and experienced. He has given so much to the architecture community. He continues to provide to the architecture community through his stunning work and excellent knowledge of architecture.