Robert Ivy rose the ranks to become the vice president and CEO of the American Institute of Architecture (AIA). AIA is an organization which has its base in Washington, D.C. and that seeks to bring together professional architects all around the U.S. The organization aims at connecting the architectural industry with other sectors to help develop the construction world.
With a vision of improving the architectural world, Robert Ivy obtained a masters in architecture. He also holds several other higher education documents, e.g., a Bachelor of Arts degree (English). In his career, Ivy has worked in many organizations such as Dean/Dale, McGraw-Hill Construction Media, Dean & Ivy Architectural Record, and others where he has given a significant amount of contribution for their success. Read more about Robert Ivy at Tulane School of Architecture website.
The world has recognized the impact of Robert Ivy’s efforts through the awards that several institutions have accredited him. While Robert Ivy was a head editor, Architectural Record (an architectural publication), received many awards from various renowned national magazines. He was the awardee of the 2009 Crain Award given by the American Business Media. He has also won other numerous awards for demonstrating quality leadership abilities.
Since AIA is a professional society, Robert Ivy states the importance of workers (not only architectures but also any other professional) to be a part of an organization dedicated to representing the workers’ interests in their line of specialization. As a leader in the architectural world, Ivy says that though architects may seem few comparing to other ventures that are related to building, they strongly influence significant decisions made in that area. It is because they speak as one man through the representation of their professional organizations.
Many organizations dedicate their time to making sure that they have well structured codes of ethics and that their members follow them to the letter. It gives the clients confidence of trusting in their service providers and looking forward to the workers delivering the desired results. Robert Ivy speaks of AIA’s values stressing that it is essential for any architect to embrace them. The approach on the part of career persons is primary, not only for the success of architecture but also of any other profession. Visit Archinect to know more about Robert Ivy.