Category: Master Architect

FAIA’s Best: Robert Ivy

Robert Ivy has been the first out of many of the Architects in his field to receive the Polk award. An award given for special honor to artists connected to the Mississippi art Network as well as patrons. He was hand picked from a small selection of other artists. Other artists include Morgan Freeman and Walter Anderson.

Robert Ivy’s performance surpasses any others and is well fitting. The Construction and design was led by McGraw Hills Robert Ivy as well. In China he made a mandarin version for the architectural record as well as the Middle East. He published an autobiography titled Fay Jones: Architect.

Alpha Rho Chi also previously honored him for National architecture. They believe that he truly understands and masters communication through design, value, as well as execution and efficiency. He is the seventh latest to receive this honor to accept this honor within a century. He is the first 21st century architecture receive it as well.. University of Arkansas Fay jones School of Architecture also deemed him worthy of the dean’s medal in 2017. His schooling as far as his bachelor’s degree was done in English from Sewanee from the University of the South as well as Tulane University. There he acquired a masters in architecture. Before then, he was enlisted as a u.s. Navy officer.

Read more: Robert Ivy to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

An honorary Lifetime Achievement award ceremony will be held honor Ivy as well as a stained glass designer by the name of Andrew Cary Young. AIA has felt that Ivy has significantly helped grown institution as well as their footprint in the industry. The group’s history is well over a hundred and sixty years old. China and Canada being the newest additions to the global practices and chapters, Architects within this group have been all around the world. A List of other well-known Architects can be found on the MIAL’s website.

The lifetime of architectural experience Robert Ivy has makes him the best candidate for all these Awards, and is well deserved of them. The residents of Mississippi are honored to have one of their very own be honored such high recognitions and achievements. He has learned much and worked hard for these achievements and continues to grow and learn. Each and every day he works hard to obtain new skills and surpass more architectural standards. Robert Ivy will go down in history as one of the, if not the best, architects history has ever known.

Robert Ivy is the current CEO of American Institute of Architects.

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