Robert Ivy Is Creating Healthier Buildings

Robert Ivy is a globally recognized architect and author of “Fay Jones: Architect” which is a common architectural classroom literature used around the world. Mr. Ivy has been recognized with many awards in the field of architecture.

He has served on advisory boards of the following institutions:

> U.S. Commissioner at the Venice Architecture Biennale
> Universities of Tulane, Mississippi State, Auburn, Tongji
> China’s Urban Planning

Additional awards for Robert Ivy includes the 2009 G. D. Crain Award and the 2010 Master Architect award given to him by the Alpha Rho Chi. This is a national architecture fraternity which honors the works of well-known architects around the world.

Most recently, Robert Ivy was recognized with the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is given to contributions made to the state of Mississippi which is Robert’s home state.

The Noel Polk award has entered into a new category because this is the first time that an architect has received this unique acclaim.

Read more: Robert Ivy to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

To introduce Robert Ivy, he is the CEO of the renowned American Institute of Architects (“AIA”). He is also well-known as having successfully managed the Architectural Record Magazine as its Vice President and Editorial Director.

The Architectural Record Magazine is the award-winning magazine created and published by the preeminent McGraw Hill Publications. Under the aegis of Mr. Ivy, the magazine’s distribution grew phenomenally.

Mr. Ivy is changing the face of architectural structures worldwide. Robert believes in creating buildings that are healthier and safer for the people who must live and work in them.

In keeping with these goals, the American Institute of Architects is educating physicians on the health concerns visited on people who live in older buildings and the health issues that present themselves.

As a result of his leadership, the AIA has grown exponentially and is leading the architectural field in innovative issues. Some of the issues include designing buildings which can stand-up under hurricane force winds and possible earthquakes.

Ivy is also incorporating intuitive technology into structures which will operate at the voice command of its owners.

Robert Ivy is a member of the International Circle of Architecture Critics. This organization believes in using art and science in the architectural environment to benefit people economically, socially, and creatively.

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