Robert Ivy Is The First Architect To Bag The Award Of Noel Polk Lifetime

After working in the industry of architecture for decades, Robert Ivy is now reaping the benefits of his input. The chief executive officer (CEO) of American Institute of Architects is scheduled to receive the award of Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement. This award will be conferred by the Institute of Arts Letter in Mississippi. Surprisingly, the award is for the first time being issued to an architect. In the past, it has only been issued to artists like Morgan Freeman in 2007, Shelby Foote in 2004 and Walter Anderson in 1989.

The Award
The award is further linked to artists and patrons who have spent their years working in creative arts, performing and supporting art in extraordinary ways. In a press release, the management stated that Ivy and Andrew Cary Young of Pearl River Glass Studio will be presented with this honorary award in early June.

Appreciating Architects
According to the president of MIAL Nancy LaForge, Robert Ivy has over the past years made architecture more accessible as a writer, author, commentator and team leader; he now deserves to take the leading spot through the acclaimed list of honorees. Further into the award presentation, the architect stated that he was elated to be honored on a personal level as that reflected his professionalism and dedication to revolutionize the industry through architectural advocacies.


More into Ivy’s Career
Robert Ivy has vast experience in architecture. At first, he was the chief editor for McGraw-Hill’s board. Under his leadership, the Architectural Record earned vast recognition as a widely disseminating journal for architecture in the world. Other than that, it garnered many awards including the Magazine Award for Excellence General Excellence. Additionally, Ivy led the company’s design as well as construction media.

Describing Fay Jones
Fay Jones is Ivy’s authoritative journal and was launched in 2001 according to The journal is now heading to the release of its third edition and showcases tremendous work from one of the smartest gurus in the American architectural fraternity, Mr. Frank Lloyd Wright. From its design, production and the scholarship standards, it is clear that Robert Ivy has vast architectural knowledge in the department of architecture.

As the CEO of AIA, Ivy has tremendously grown the universal footprint of the organization. Currently, this footprint is experiencing the highest level of membership thanks to Robert Ivy who has carefully crafted his art to pursue and implement viable policies for the institute. Because of his input at AIA, many architects have benefitted from AIA.

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