The American Institute of Architects is an organization that was started in 1857 by a group of talented architects. 13 architects began the organization in 1857 to help promote the architecture and the high-quality work that architects put out. They continued adding other architects to their organization, and the organization now has over 90,000 members. There were initially about 12 chapters, and there are now over 300 chapters around the United States. The headquarter is located in Washington, D.C. The organization has grown a tremendous amount since its start in 1857. It continues to grow.
The first President of the American Institute of Architects was Richard Upjohn. Robert Ivy is now the head of the American Institute of Architects. He has a significant amount of experience working in architecture. He has Bachelors of Arts in English from the University of South Tennessee and a Masters in Architecture from Tulane University, Louisiana. In 2010 he was made the Executive Vice President/ Chief Executive Officer of the American Institute of Architects. He has been a beloved active member of the organization since 1993. He has made much progress since he began working there.
In 1993 he became a member of the College of Fellows. In 1996 they made him the Editor in Chief of Architectural Record. In 2011 his duties as Executive Vice President/ Chief Executive Officer became effective. In addition to his work with the American Institute of Architects, he is the Editorial Director for McGraw-Hill Construction. He has been the Editorial Director since 2003. His work, dedication, and zeal continue to move him into higher positions.
Robert Ivy is well respected within the architecture community. He is an example of how you can work your way up. His excellent leadership skills have contributed to his success as an architecture leader. He has received a significant number of awards and recognition for his work. He won the highest honor in American Business Media called the Crane Award in 2009. He has also been named the Master Architect by Alpha Rho Chi in 2010. He is also a member of the advisory board at Tulane University, Mississippi State University, Auburn University’s Rural Studio, and Tonji University School of Architecture and Urban Planning in Shanghai China. The American Institute of Architects community has no fear when it comes to their faith in Robert Ivy’s ability to progress the organization considering his resume.
Robert Ivy is a highly-qualified architect. The 2010 American Institute of Architects 2010 President George Miller confirmed that in a statement after they named Ivy the new Executive Vice President/ Chief Executive Officer. The entire architect community is ecstatic to see the work that he contributes to their growth.