Born in Columbus Mississippi, architect Robert Ivy attained a certain bachelors’ degree and a master’s degree in architecture from Tulane and Sewanee University respectively as Editorial Executive of the McGraw-Hill Building, VP, and Publishing supervisor-in chief of architectural record; Ivy supervised the journals of 33 books in copy and digital editions. Presently, Ivy is the chief executive officer of the American Institute of Architects /EVP. Ivy was presented with G.D. Crain Honor for lifetime involvements to editorial distinction in corporate media by 2009. He remained as “Architect Master” in 2010 by Alpha Rho Chi. He presently stays in D.C, Washington.
This scripts the different period for a designer has recognized for the Polk Awards, given to existing Mississippi-associated art patrons and artists whose form of labor. Over an era of performing, creating and secondary art is astonishing and well-intentioned of distinct honor. Rendering to a media release Robert Ivy shall formally receive the Era Achievement Honor, along with tarnished-glass fashionable Andrew Cary Young of Pearl River Glass Studio, at Mississippi Organization of Letters event and Arts on 2nd June. As an author, writer and commentator on construction internationally, Ivy takes his equitable place in a much-admired list of Award honorees of Noel Polk.
Since 2011 As CEO of AIA, and as an editor, author, and enthusiastic architect, Robert Ivy is an earnest representative for our vocation, said Carl Elefante AIA president and FAIA, in the similar release. This honor comes with crowning professional and personal accomplishment for him as a Mississippi native.
From 1981 up until 1996, Ivy was a principal at Dean & Ivy and criticized for many countrywide publications. In 1996, Ivy turned into the Chief Editor of Architectural Record; Ivy helped nurture it to be the world’s most significant broadly read the architectural paper. Ivy changed to Vice President and Editorial Executive of the McGraw-Hill Construction Newspaper, which encompassed Green Source: SNAP, The Magazine of Sustainable Design Architectural Record: China, ENR, HQ Magazine, Sweets, and Constructor. Ivy stood a juror, the board that designated architect Gehry Frank to plan, the Countrywide Eisenhower Dwight D. Memorial.
Under Robert Ivy’s reporting management, Architectural Record received numerous printing industry credits, counting the premier journal journalism reward, the American Culture of Magazine Publishing supervisor, Award for General Excellence National Magazine, a rare achievement for a qualified journal. Furthermore, earning 26 Jesse H. Neal Awards, Architectural Record, Award for Website of the Year.