GIVING THE ARCHITECTURAL PROFESSION A NEW PERCEPTION THROUGH THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS

Many people have been perceiving the architectural profession negatively claiming that it is a dirty job. Others even have a perception that it is among the poor paying jobs. However, the American Institute of Architects has been working hard over the years to change this perception. The organisation under the leadership of its CEO and Executive Vice President, Robert Ivy has been teaching the public about all that the architectural industry entails making people see that they can change the areas they leave in and turn them into great pieces of art through the profession.

Robert Ivy took over leadership back in February 2011. This great architect studied at the Sewanee University of the South, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English. He had a great interest in architecture, and this interest saw him join the Tulane University to study for a Master’s degree in Architecture. Before he got the privilege of leading the American Institute of Architects, Robert worked with various organizations which include the Architectural Records Company and the McGraw Hill Construction Media. At Architectural Records he was the editor-in-chief and the Editorial Director and vice president at McGraw Hill. View Robert Ivy’s profile at Tulane School of Architecture

In 2011, Robert Ivy managed to publish the Fay Jones: Architect, which is a book about architecture. In the piece, architects from different corners of the world can find important notes on architecture. The book had very good content such that The Library of North America rated it to be among the best pieces of architecture ever written. Any person who has read the piece admits that the author has great knowledge in the architectural field and this is not questionable. Robert is an expert in the profession, and he focuses on helping new and established architects to become better professionals. Follow Robert Ivy on Twitter for more updates.

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) consists of a number of architects that work together to promote the architectural industry. Its headquarters are in Washington DC, USA. Together with individuals and architectural organizations, AIA has been improving the industry through educating the society on how they can attain government support to improve the construction of structures and different ways through which they can redevelop the community to make people see the profession in a positive manner. This has been the goal of the organization since its founding back in 1857.

The role that Robert Ivy plays in the profession is very important to both the organization and the society at large. This has seen him win several awards including the Management Excellence in McGraw Hill Award in 1998 and the Crain Award in 2009. He was also voted as the Master Architect. The recognition by the National Architecture Fraternity put Robert among other seven architects who had won the prize in the previous century. Robert is likely to win more wards in the coming years due to the role that he continues to play in the industry.

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How The American Institute Of Architects Cleaned Up The Profession

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is a professional organization that is based in Washington, D.C. Architects across the United States are members of this organization which upholds the standards that professional architects should meet. The top executive of this organization is Robert Ivy who is the chief executive officer and executive vice president. The other top leader is Thomas Vonier who is its president.

Many years ago anybody could proclaim themselves to be an architect. As such people didn’t know if the architect they were considering for a project was qualified for it or not. Many people with no background as an architect would say they were one just to get a job. As this situation was intolerable everyone it was in 1857 that a group of 13 real architects met in New York City in order to bring respectability to the profession. They ended up organizing the American Institute of Architects which had as its mission elevating the architect profession and ensuring that those who called themselves an architect were held to the highest professional standards.

Robert Ivy oversees an organization that has 250 chapters across America and over 90,000 members. His role is to advocate for the profession and educate the public about what architects do. He also heads lobbying efforts on behalf of those who are members of the American Institute of Architects. He took over his positions with this organization in 2011.

During his time with this nonprofit organization Robert Ivy has led a number of initiatives. He was able to streamline the decision-making process that is used by those governing AIA use. He was also responsible for moving the AIA’s resources to those issues that architects consider their highest priorities. Among these are how design affects human health as well as sustainability and climate change issues.

For many years Robert Ivy was one of the top executives at McGraw-Hill Construction where he was the editorial director and a vice president. He also worked for Architectural Record, one of the most prominent magazines in the field of architecture. He was this magazine’s longtime editor-in-chief and led it to several journalism awards.

Among the awards that Robert Ivy has earned during his distinguished career is being designated as a Master Architect, a claim that only six other people have earned. This designation is awarded by Alpha Rho Chi, an architecture fraternity. Learn more:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Institute_of_Architects