Robert Ivy was the editor and chief in 1996 for Architectural Record. During his time at Architectural Record Robert was able to help establish it as one of the world’s most popularly read architectural digests. It earned many awards such as the premier magazine journalism award. The American Society of Magazine Editors national magazine award for general excellence was also awarded to Architectural Record during Robert Ivy’s time as editor and chief.
In 2009 Robert Ivy was awarded the Crain Award which is American Business Media’s highest award for an individual professional. During his employment with Architectural Record, Ivy oversaw the publication of thirty three publications. These publications were available in digital format and print.
Prior to this position he attended school at Tulane University where Robert Ivy earned a Masters of Architecture. Robert Ivy also attended Sewanee University of the south and earned is Bachelors degree of the Arts and English. Robert Ivy also held the position of Vice President and Editorial Director for McGraw-Hill Construction Media. In 2001 Robert Ivy published an authoritative biography called “Fay Jones: Architect”. This biography puts an emphasis on the work of an apprentice to Frank Lloyd Wright. In 2010 Robert Ivy was given the title of “mater architect” by Alpha Rho Chi.
Robert Ivy is the currently the executive vice president and chief executive officer of the national American Institute of Architects. This institute is based out of Washington DC. American Institute of Architects has over ninety thousand members and it was founded in 1857 by thirteen architects. American Institute of Architects has over two hundred and sixty chapters worldwide. The institute’s focus is to provide architects with the essential resources they require to perform the best quality work. American Institute of Architects hopes to provide positive change with the power of design.
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