During the seven years that Robert Ivy has been the chief executive officer at the American Institute of Architects, he has been able to deliver a great deal of improvements including transforming the architecture career to the 21st century. He’s also currently occupied in changing the position of the American Institute of Architecture to be responsive, functional and powerful organization. Some of these initiatives will involve repositioning the organization by way of creating awareness of value and the significance of all architects in the society. According to Robert Ivy, people have underrated the relevance of architects and its importance in building the environment, since they play a bigger role in maintaining a more conducive environment.
Robert has received a lot of awards in the subject of architecture. When he served as the editor in chief of the Architecture Records, Robert made his name. Under his tenure as the editor of architecture records, he managed to print the read structure journal globally. Robert Ivy is the Chief Executive Officer of the American Institute of Architects in addition to the Executive Vice President. The American Institute of Architects is a network that has over 250 chapters and more than 90,000 architects and designers which are determined to make a positive influence on the surroundings.
By winning the coveted award, Robert Ivy is among a couple of Mississippians that are distinguished and were honored with a prestigious award, Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award. After presenting an award to the architect, MIAL’S President, Nancy LaForge, said that Robert had really made architectures in Mississippi more accessible to the public. Speaking to the press following the architect was honored with the award, the President Carl Elefante of AIA stated he had been honored to congratulate Ivy about the benefit of the institute. He added that the award came as a way of acknowledging professional and personal achievement for ivy.
Robert Ivy is also determined to accomplish different things like setting the governance of the organization aside from repositioning AIA’s name. Robert said that AIA’s government had been taken lightly for quite a very long time and that he had been ready to use his ability. This is an important step for the American Institute Architects since governance within an organization will improve its decision making. He also plans to build a digital infrastructure armed with technology. Robert Ivy is planning to establish an award-winning effort awareness campaign in order to entice architects to participate in the contest. According to Robert, bringing competition shall trigger all architects to deliver their finest services.