American Institute Of Architects And Five-Star Leadership

Robert Ivy, FAIA (Fellow of the American Institute of Architects) is an authoritative individual in the American architectural field right now. He’s actually the main individual who represents an organization that’s called the American Institute of Architects.

Architecture aficionados may recognize Ivy as being the professional group’s Chief Executive Officer. He was also picked to be its Executive Vice President. Robert Ivy has held the former role since 2011.

Ivy’s position as the person who runs the show at the American Institute of Architects isn’t at all a random one. The group was deeply impressed with his comprehensive career. He was Architectural Record’s Editor in Chief in the nineties. He had an outstanding track record with McGraw-Hill Construction Media as well. He was its Editorial Director for some time. He was its Vice President, too. There were many entities that were under the guidance of McGraw-Hill then. These included HQ Magazine, Snap, Sweets, Constructor and GreenSource: The Magazine of Sustainable Design. Ivy lent his time to a panel that chose the designer of the prominent National Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial. The panel believed that Frank Gehry would be the architect that could accomplish that task the best.

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This architecture expert studied at New Orleans, Louisiana’s esteemed Tulane University decades ago. He also did a lot of studying at Sewanee, Tennessee’s Sewanee: The University of the South. His major topic was English. Robert Ivy has an English B.A. (bachelor of arts) degree.

There have been quite a few organizations out there that have appreciated Ivy’s contributions immensely. He has done many diverse things for the profession of architecture. Alpha Rho Chi is the name of a widely known architecture fraternity that exists in the United States. The fraternity gave Ivy its “Master Architect” title back in the early spring of 2010. It did this out of the desire to acknowledge his strength in expressing the sheer importance of design work. There are other people who have been given this noteworthy distinction by the fraternity, too. These individuals include Cass Gilbert, Dr. Nathan Clifford Ricker, John Wellborn Root, Eliel Saarinen, I.M. Pei, Richard Buckminster Fuller and finally, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. This fraternity has been around for about a century. It has given a total of seven people this illustrious title. Ivy is the sole architect to get the title after the millennium. He’s an architect who has a five-star reputation.

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