The Award-Winning Robert Ivy

Educational Background
Robert Ivy is an award-winning chief editor of the Architectural Record since 1996. Robert Ivy joined the McGraw-Hill Construction Media as an editorial director as well as a Vice-President of the company. Robert studied at The University of the South where he acquired a bachelor degree in English. Years later, he joined Tulane University to pursue his masters of Architecture.

It was during Ivy’s tenure of office in Architectural records when he received the different honors in the print media. Since he was an enthusiastic and a vibrant journalist, Robert won the National Magazine award as well as the Jesse H. Neal Awards. Again, his expertise propelled him to win the Crain Award in 2009 from the highest recognized media institution in America. Later on in March 2010, the whole architectural family named Robert as the “master architect” due to his efficiency in providing exemplary designs.

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Recently, Robert is a first time Noel Polk Award winner in the architectural career. Robert works as a Senior Vice President in the Institute of Architects in America. Following the recent award from The Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters, the Polk Award remains in his hands hence lacking any competition. Robert is among the prize-winning Eudora Welty, Walter Anderson and Morgan Freeman in receiving the Polk Award. The PolK award aims at uplifting artists and art patrons who work extraordinarily perfect.

According to the recent statement from the president of MIAL, Robert Ivy remains the best architect the public can ever get for quality work. In fact, Nancy LaForge, the MIAL president, goes on and explains how the architectural world may fail ever to reach the expertise and skills Robert possesses. Consequently, Carl Elefante describes how Ivy is the best ambassador of the of AIA. Carl Elefante sees the award as crowning a profession that is very hard to get. From an author, editor to a proficient practicing architect. In fact, the award comes in as a professional achievement of a lifetime.

Summing up, Robert is an adroit influencer when it comes to working in an organization. Ivy records a splendid performance since he ventured in the architectural career. Notably, Robert marks the highest level of membership to have joined the AIA organization since the 160 years of existence. With the recent expanding trend in the organization, Robert might be acknowledged officially in the event taking place on June 2nd.

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