Robert Ivy has earned international recognition for his outstanding performance in various organizations. During his tenure in the Chief of Architectural Record, he helped the firm to get millions of readers around the world. He started working at the company in 1996. Chief of Architectural Record received awards due to his personal contributions. One of the most prestigious awards was from the American Society of Magazine Editors that recognizes editors who perform exemplary in the industry. The firm was able to create a competitive advantage over its competitors. He was also appointed to head McGraw-Hill Construction Media which included several subsidiaries. He has always being involved in dialogues in national publications.
Personally he has received several awards. The awards include the prestigious Crain Award which recognizes the best practices in business. During his tenure at McGraw-Hill as VP, he was awarded for good management practices. The event took place in 1998. He is an associate at the Design Futures Council. Robert Ivy is associated with many other prominent architects like Dr. Nathan Clifford Ricker, one of the pioneers in the industry. He has been recognized by various stakeholders his relentless efforts to improve the industry. Carl Elefante expressed his confidence on Robert Ivy’s appointment as the Chief Executive Officer of the American Institute of Architects and was optimistic that he would transform the firm.
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One of the recent accomplishments include winning the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be the first in the architecture industry. Other individuals to attend the event will be Andrew Cary Young, a prominent designer. Many individuals have congratulated him for the special award. He is referred to as a master architect due to his many years of experience in the sector. Robert Ivy heads the American Institute of Architects where he oversees more 90,000 professional architects. One of his roles is to ensure the adherence to required standards by all the stakeholders. He is involved in awareness campaigns to ensure that the market players meet the customer needs. He has transformed the institute to become a market leader.
He has incorporated several innovative strategies that are aimed at improving the decision making by the management. One of his concerns was the public ignorance on the roles and the significance of different professional architects. He started an initiative that was meant to educate the members of the public on various aspects in architecture. Other than measures to ensure the prosperity of the institution, he has also been involved in advocating for use of environmentally and health friendly designs.