Robert Ivy: An Architecture Genius

Robert Ivy is an experienced architect and the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President of The American Institute of Architects. For the longest time, he was the Editor in Chief of one of the most read architecture journals called the Architectural Record. Robert Ivy has led various remarkable changes in the architectural world. The talented architect was on the panel that chose Frank Gehry to come up with the National Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial design.

Robert Ivy is also talented in architecture journalism, and he has been a critic in various countrywide publications. When he was the Editor in Chief of Architectural Record magazine, the publication got awarded with several accolades and honors which include a General Excellence award from the American Society of Magazine Editors National Magazine Award.It also got the Website of the Year for the MPA Digital Award, several Folio Design Awards, 26 Jesse H. Neal Awards among others.

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About Robert Ivy

Robert Ivy is a professional architect who has received various awards to recognize his immeasurable role in the American architecture field. Some of them include; American Business Media’s Crain Award, a management excellence award from McGraw-Hill. Perhaps the biggest award he has received so far is the Master Architect honor which he got after the national architecture fraternity, Alpha Rho Chi voted for him undisputedly. He got the award due to his effective communication in the value of design. Robert Ivy is the only architect who has received the award in the 21st century and the seventh architect to get it during the fraternity’s century old history.

Robert Ivy has also worked for McGraw-Hill Construction Media as an Editorial Director and Vice President. The media outlet includes SNAP, GreenSource: The Magazine of Sustainable Design, Architectural Record: China, ENR, Sweets HQ Magazine, and Constructor. He has also been a principal at Dean/Dale. Dean & Ivy. In 2001, he published Fay Jones: Architect which is a biography that tells the story of the architect who worked under Frank Lloyd Wright. The book is now in its third edition. He attended The University of the South for Bachelors in English and graduated from the Tulane University with a Masters in Architecture.

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