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Navigating Through The World Of Architecture Under Robert Ivy

Chief Executive Officer of the American Institute of Architects, Robert Ivy was born in Columbus, Mississippi, United States of America. Robert Ivy attended the Tulane University and graduated with a Masters of Architecture. Furthermore, he attended Sewanee and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Popularly known across the globe for his outstanding skill and contribution to the world of architecture, Robert Ivy worked hard to get there. Even for the numerous awards he has bagged over the years, Mr. Robert Ivy put in a lot of persistence and diligence to get them.

Robert Ivy’s career began at the Architectural record in 1996, where he worked as the editor in chief. At Architectural Record, Robert Ivy worked tirelessly and made it grow to become one of the most read architectural journals across the globe. A while later, Robert Ivy rose to become the Vice President and Editorial Director of McGrawHill Construction Media. From the 1980s to 1996, Robert Ivy played a key role in analysing many national publications. Not to forget that he played an important role in the construction of the National Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial since he was in the panel that selected the designer, Frank Gehry.

Under Robert Ivy’s leadership as the editor in chief, Architectural Record was able to bag numerous awards in the publishing industry. The Premier Magazine Journalism Award is just one of the many the company won. Furthermore Architectural Record won the Ozzie award 7 times and the Jesse H. Neal Award 26 times.

For himself, Robert Ivy bagged the Crain Award. According the media industry this is the highest recognition and award anyone can get. Additionally in 2010, Robert Ivy was commended for his ability to communicate about architecture by the Alpha Ro Chi. This is the national architecture community, and it even named him “Master Architect.” This title has only been given to 7 other people ever in the history of architecture. Cass Gilbert, Nathan Clifford Ricker and John Wellborn Root are just few of the 7 indivuals. Robert Ivy is also the first person to get such an award in the 21st Century.

Robert Ivy’s book Fay Jones: Architect is another great contribution of his own into the world of Architecture. The book which was published in 2001, talks about an American Architect who happened to be an apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright. At this pace, Robert Ivy is certainly destined for greatness.

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