Robert Ivy was appointed to serve as Architectural Record’s Editor in Chief in 1996. Once he resumed to this post, he helped the publication to grow and become one of the most read architectural journals in the world. Robert Ivy also served as the Deputy President and editorial director of McGraw-Hill Construction Media. He participated in the selection of architect Frank Gehry when he was hired to design the National Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial.
Before his appointment at Architectural Record, Ivy worked as a principal at Dean and Dale that criticized much national publication. Under his leadership, Architectural Record has been awarded numerous publication honors such as the American Society of Magazine Editors National Magazine Award for General Excellence, an achievement for a professional journal, and the premier magazine journalism award. Additionally, the Architectural Record also received the 26 Jesse H. Neal Awards, 2008 MPA Digital Award for Website of the Year, and 7 Ozzies: Folio Design Awards.
Due to his commitment to this industry, Ivy was honored with the Crain Award. It is the highest recognition for an individual in the American business media category. Before receiving the prestigious award, Ivy had received other distinctions such as the McGraw-Hill Award for Management Excellence in 1998. Due to his determination and effectiveness in educating others about the value of design, the national architecture fraternity voted to name him as the Master Architect. Robert is a prominent architect who shares his designation with iconic architects such as:
• Dr. Nathan Clifford Ricker
• Cass Gilbert
• Eliel Saarinen
• John Wellborn Root
• Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
• Richard Buckminster Fuller
• I.M. Pei
Robert Ivy is among the seven individuals to be honored with this award in the fraternity’s ten decades of history. Ivy can skillfully spice up a conversation on innovation from the history of the United States’ urban planning to why it is vital for architects to share ideas with software programmers. He serves as the chief executive officer and deputy president of American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA is a membership-based professional agency. His focus on the organization is in building, design, and construction of industries.
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