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RECOGNISION OF ARCHITECTURAL ACHIEVEMENTS OF ROBERT IVY

Robert Ivy will be celebrated and dignified by being awarded the Noel Polk Achievement Award. Other previous recipients of this award include actor Morgan Freeman and writer Shelby Foote. He will be privileged to receive the award from the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters. His previous recognitions include designation Master Architect and Dean’s Medal. He currently works for the American Institute of Architects as the Chief Executive Officer and executive vice president.

This is the first time an architect has received the Noel Polk Achievement Award, which acknowledges Mississippi related artists and their extraordinary work through their creativity and performance. Nancy Laforge, the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters president recognized that Robert Ivy makes architecture approachable and obtainable to the public in general. She further stated that worthy to be listed in the Noel Polk Awards due to his work as an author, analyst, and writer in the world of architecture. She adds that it is an honor to have the opportunity to give him praise for his outstanding work. Learn more about Robert Ivy on Steel Institue of New York.

Robert Ivy has been working at American Institute of Architects since 2011, serving as an editor. Carl Elefante, the American Institute of Architects president says that as a practicing architect, author, and editor, this gives him a lot of credit for being the ambassador for his profession. This achievement is impeccable for him personally, as a Mississippi native and in this professional career. Since his incumbency back in 2011, he has amplified the global position of the organization and impact to the world today. This has boosted the membership level rapidly in its golden history, 160-year -old, which he will be acknowledged for.

Robert Ivy will officially accept the Noel Port award in 2nd June together with the stained glass designer Andrew Cary Young at the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters event.

Related: https://architect.com/news/article/150059501/robert-ivy-to-receive-lifetime-achievement-award

 

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