Robert Ivy is among the first architect to receive the award for the lifetime achievement. He is the Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Institute of Architects. Mr. Robert has contributed significantly to the AIA achievement where the architecture works and artist projects are upheld with a lot of dignity. The record that he has in the architecture made him be honored with Polk award that is given to the extraordinary artists in Mississippi, and Robert Ivy was the most appropriate one.
He ensures that general public can have easy accessibility to the architecture in Mississippi where the president of MIAL Nancy LaForge affirmed. Even the president of AIA passed his congratulatory remark attesting the achievement and passion of Robert Ivy in his career as CEO, and for real he deserved the honor of the Polk Awards.
Before Mr. Robert joined the American Institute of Architects (AIA), he served as a chief editor of McGraw Hill’s Architectural Record. The Architectural Record gained a lot of popularity under the leadership of Robert Ivy all over the world, and more awards were awarded such as National Magazine Award for excellence. Moreover, the McGraw-Hill’s launched a new version of Mandarin of Architectural Record in China.
Many are the achievements and awards that Robert Ivy has won from the contribution that he has shown in all the activities that he does. This is evident since the Alpha Rho Chi which is a national architectural fraternity honored him for the ability to communicate the value of design effectively. He emerged to be the top seven to receive the honor and the only one in the 21st century of which is a great achievement. In 2017, Robert was awarded the Dean’s Medal from the University Of Arkansas Fay Jones School Of Architecture.
Robert Ivy earned the Bachelor of Arts in English at Sewanee which is the University of the South and furthered the education at the Tulane University and earned master’s degree in Architecture. The knowledge he received equipped him to be competent in the field of architecture since he has been using the skills throughout his life leading him to make significant achievements. Robert Ivy deserves the Lifetime achievement award since he has contributed a lot to his career more so in the field of architect and the projects he has accomplished are on the record.