He has worked in the architectural industry for many years. During his tenure at different organizations, he achieved a lot. For example, when he worked for the Architectural Record, he transformed the publisher, the number of subscribers increased. It became popular in many parts of the world.
At the Architectural Record, he was a senior editor and helped the firm to win several prestigious awards such as the Premier Magazine Journalism Award. He also worked for McGraw-Hill Construction Media. At the firm, he was appointed as the vice president. He was also tasked with overseeing the editorial process. He has been involved in recruitment panels of senior individuals in the construction sector. Robert Ivy has been vocal about publications that have a national implication.
Robert Ivy’s leadership has also earned him awards. He received the Crain Award. The award is given to the best individuals in the media industry. Robert Ivy has also been recognized before for his excellence in management. The architect is associated with the Design Futures Council. He was voted as a “Master Architect” for his passion in creating awareness on architectural designs. One of Robert Ivy’s greatest achievements in life is the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award. The prestigious award is given to artists from Mississippi who excel in their careers. For the first time, an architect was the recipient of the award. Other artists that have received the award before include singers, actors, and writers. The president of the American Institute of Architects congratulated him for the honor and pointed out that he deserved the award for his contributions in the construction sector.
Recently, AIA’s CEO, Robert Ivy was accompanied by the other heads of AIA to give their opinion on the Donald Trump’s administration’s proposal to impose new charges on steel and Aluminum. According to a report issued by the American Institute of Architects, the new law would have negative effects on the construction industry. The proposal has elicited debates globally and locally. Some economists have warned that the growth of the American economy would deteriorate as the cost of construction would go up after the implementation. Many experts have urged the government to consider other ways of raising revenue.