Robert Ivy, the Chief Executive Officer of the American Institute of Architects has earned the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award for his consistent efforts as an architect. Robert Ivy has been the CEO of the American Institute of Architects since 2011, and his incredible actions express why this remarkable reward is so well deserved.
Robert Ivy’s remarkable contributions to society began early in his life where he served his country in the U.S. Navy, and later on he graduated from Tulane University after earning his Master of Architecture degree. As a native citizen from Mississippi, Robert Polk represents architects from across the country as the CEO and Executive Vice President of the American Institute of Architects.
The American Institute of Architects happens to be a professional Organization that consists of tons of different architects from all over the United States. The main headquarters for the organization is located in Washington DC. Through the American Institute of architects, they are able to offer government advocacy, education, a community redevelopment and also public education, that helps to support the architecture professional field and help to improve its public image. The organization also likes to work with other members from across the United States to help design and also construct within the building industry.
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In 2011, Robert Ivy became the CEO of the American Institute of Architects and managed improve the institution over the next several years. The Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters has granted him the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award for his relentless efforts to improve the institution. Robert Ivy is the first official architect to ever receive this achievement. Robert Ivy changed the way that the public views the concept of architecture, and improved the accessibility to architecture in an effort educate the public.
Robert Ivy also received an honor in 2010, naming him a “Master Architect”. Alpha Rho Chi is a professional co-educational college fraternity that presented Ivy with this remarkable honorary title. Robert Ivy also received an award slated as the Dean’s Medal from the University of Arkansas.
The president of the American Institute of Architects, Carl Elefante, proudly congratulated Robert Ivy on his achievement, and claimed that he should be recognized as a “worthy ambassador” in the architect profession.
Robert Ivy will claim his Lifetime Achievement Award at a future hosted event by the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters on June 2nd.