Robert Ivy works at the American Institute of Architects where he holds the position of Chief Executive Officer as well as the Executive Vice President. He was appointed as the CEO of the Institution in 2011.
Robert is a graduate of the Tulane University where he acquired his Master’s Degree in Architecture. He also attended Sewanee: The University of the South where he got his Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in English. Robert Ivy worked with the Architectural Record in 1996 where he was the Editor in Chief. Under his leadership, he helped Architectural Record grow into becoming the architectural journal that is the most widely read in the world.
Robert Ivy went on to serve as the Vice President and also the Editorial Director at the McGraw-Hill Construction Media. This included SNAP, GreenSource: The Magazine of Sustainable Design, Architectural Record: ENR, China, HQ Magazine, Sweets and Constructor. Robert Ivy served as a juror on the panel which was responsible for selecting architect Frank Gehry in order to design the National Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial. In the period between 1981 and 1996, Robert Ivy served as a principal at Dean & Ivy, Dean/Dale as well as a critic for numerous national publications. The editorial leadership of Robert Ivy at Architectural Record made it to earn many publishing industry honors. This included the National Magazine Award for the American Society of Magazine Editors and the Premier Magazine Journalism Award.
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Robert Ivy also led Architectural Record to earn 26 Jesse H. Neal Awards and 7 Ozzies: the 2008 MPA digital Award meant for the website of the Year and the Folio Design Awards. Robert Ivy was awarded with the Crain Award in 2009, which is the highest recognition for a person in the American Business Media. In 1998, he was also awarded with the McGraw-Hill Award due to management excellent. Robert is involved with the Design Futures Council where he is a Senior Fellow. He has served in the architectural field for many years and has therefore acquired the required skills and experience. Robert Ivy was named as the Master Architect after an unanimous vote by the national architecture fraternity, Alpha Rho Chi.
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