Robert Ivy currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Institute of Architects. There are more than 90,000 members of the association. Members are professionals in the fields of architecture and design planning. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has approximately 250 chapters. He was appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer in 2011.
The AIA provides a host of benefits to its members. Additionally, events are held for members to share information, gain information, and to network. The events are scheduled in locations around the country. This year, the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 will be held in New York City. This is one of the main events. They also have an annual photography competition for the architects to partake in. There is a full calendar of several more events. Membership is thriving at 90,000, and one important reason stems from the hard work and advocacy of Robert Ivy, and the rest of the team of the AIA.
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Robert Ivy has a strong educational background. He achieved a Bachelor of Arts degree from Sewanee: The University of the South. Additionally, he attended Tulane University, at which he earned a Masters of Architecture. Robert believes that there are several factors that will affect the future of architecture, one of which is the environment. He received different awards for his hardworking and dedication.
One of the future requirements for architects will be providing additional solutions to keep up with the increase in environmental challenges. The esthetically designed building must maintain its integrity against harsh, even disastrous climactic events. Robert remains committed to the support and research of architecture for that, and other factors, such as public health, and sustainability.
As CEO, Executive Vice President, and an architect himself, Robert Ivy is well suited to lead the AIA and its members. Some of the members have years of experience, some members are novices, and have little or no experience yet. Others join the AIA to network with other professionals, and to help increase their own business and knowledge. Robert Ivy welcomes members at all skill levels, and he remains dedicated to the core values of the AIA.
Find more about Robert Ivy: http://architecture.tulane.edu/alumni/profile/robert-ivy-faia