About Robert Ivy.
Robert Ivy became the CEO and EVP of American Institute of Architects (AIA). As an alumnus of Sewanee: The University of the South, he received a Bachelor of Arts in English. Ivy has a Masters of Architecture which he earned from Tulane University.
He has worked as Editor in Chief of Architectural Record and also Vice President of McGraw-Hill Construction Media which includes several magazine platforms.
Ivy earns a lifetime achievement award.
The Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters targets to honor Ivy with the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award. It is the first time that the Polk Award has been given to an architect. Polk Award seeks to recognize artists that have a background and connection to Mississippi. The awardees need to have an extraordinary impact in their lifetime through their art efforts for them to qualify to be candidates for the Polk Awards.
The MIAL President, Nancy Laforge has praised Robert Ivy. She has recognized him as an architect whose work easily appeals to the public. The AIA President Carl Elefante congratulated Robert Ivy stating that he will receive this award since he is a successful native of Mississippi as an author, editor and practicing architect. He has dramatically influenced the global success of AIA from the time he became its CEO in 2011. In its history map, it has the highest number of membership.
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Other Awards won by Robert Ivy.
Robert Ivy will receive this award on June 2, 2018. In the same date, Andrew Cary Young will receive the Polk Award. Young is a stained-glass designer who works for Pearl River Glass Studio. This memorable event will take place at Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters.
While working for Architectural Record, Ivy earned awards such as the American Society of Magazine Editors’ National Magazine Award. Under his leadership, the Architectural Record won many awards including the Jesse H. Neal Awards and the 2008 MPA Digital Award for Website of the Year.
The American Institute of Architectures (AIA).
AIA was founded in 1857. It is a company involved in the construction of high quality and secure buildings. It also seeks to uphold policies that favor public and economic thriving in all the places where it has enrolled members.
AIA aids its members in every way possible that they can be successful in their workplaces. The company also engages the government and public to arrive at decisions and come up with solutions to counter problems in the society.