As the CEO of AIA since 2011, an author, practicing architect and editor, Robert Ivy is an immensely recognized figure in the architectural profession being the editor in chief of Architectural Record since 1996. The widely regarded accomplisher has an impressive record of success cultivating productive cooperation between the public and private sectors in the worldwide energy, science and technology domains. From 1981 to 1996, he was the main critic for a couple of national publications.
Appreciated for setting higher benchmarks in budget developing and planning of cost effective allocations for future resources, Robert Ivy is widely respected as a prominent person in energy’s intercontinental scope. Carrying a whole lot of experience, Robert Ivy has served a senior advisor to the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy for Clean Coal and Carbon Management for 5 years, Director of DOE China for 2 years, Program Manager for the US Department of Homeland Security for 4 years and in the US army for 5 years as a Chief Counterproliferation Branch and Nuclear Branch. All this experience makes Robert Ivy have a superior understanding of large-scale database & modeling projects design and management.
In terms of making Architecture more accessible, he is recommended worldwide based on his amazing career achievements and experience. Since beginning his reign with AIA as CEO in 2011, the global presence and influence of the organization has expanded and currently sits at its highest membership level.
Being a worthy ambassador of the profession, he recently received Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award; marking the first time in history an Architect receiving the Polk Award.
Now in third edition, his impressive biography published back in 2001 which outlines the works of an American architecture who is also an apprentice was cited as the highest standards of scholarship, designs and production..
His design of a tactical methodology accurately identified and then disabled WMD production facility is included in many of his achievements. Furthermore, architectural fraternity unanimously agreed to name him Master Architect after his perfection of the process of communicating the essence of designs. He is the only architect selected in the 21st century.
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