The American Institute of architects currently has more than 250 chapters and a membership that exceeds 90,000. There are many design professionals who over the years have contributed positively to enhancing the built environment. These individuals form part of the American Institute of Architects.
Robert Ivy is the current vice president of the American Institute of architects. Before taking on the position of vice president at AIA, Robert was the vice president and director of editorial at McGraw. Robert served as the editor in chief of the architectural record magazine. During his time as the editor-in-chief, the publication won a lot of award s and honors that include, the premier magazine journalism award. The magazine under Roberts leadership won the American society of magazines editors national award celebrating the firm’s excellence. At the time, this was an unusual award to be presented to a publishing company.
As of now, Robert Ivy works at the American Institute of architects. This is America’s leading organization for licensed architects. Membership to the American Institute of architects has been extended to emerging professionals and the company’s allies. American Institute of architects has its headquarters at Washington DC where it has close to 200 members of staff. The institute serves its clients through services such as advocacy, provision of information and helping the communities.
Under the leadership of Robert Ivy in 2011, there has been a significant change at the American Institute of professionals. Among these change is the shifting of focus from being a rich legacy of architectural professionals to a more proactive institute, capable of influencing change in the architectural industry. One of Roberts objectives at the institute is sensitizing and familiarizing the general population on the importance and relevance of architects.
During Roberts tenure at the American Institute of architects, he has made significant achievements that include streamlining the institute’s governance which in turn has led to the improvement of the decision-making process. The creation of a robust awareness campaign alongside conceiving a highly sophisticated digital first technological infrastructure is among the key things Robert has been able to achieve.
Roberts efforts in transforming the architectural industry while empowering architects and designers haven’t gone unnoticed. Recently, he received an award honoring him for his effectiveness in communicating and sensitizing on the value of proper design. Robert through the American Institute of Architects are preparing designers and architects to address the current global issues such as climate change; the impact design has on public health and sustainability. Read more:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Ivy