The Master Architect, Robert Ivy

The world remembers you for your exceptionality in your area of expertise. In the American Institute of Architects corridors, there is a guru called Robert Ivy. The renowned architect has an outstanding intellect that has attracted a lot of debate, apart from being one creative man who sees value in something that may take many people a decade to realize.

His Career

He was born in Columbus, Mississippi, and studied at the University of Sewanee. He, however, did his Master’s Degree in Architecture from Tulane. Robert Ivy served as Editorial Director and Vice president of McGraw – Hill Construction. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer at American Institute of Architects, and his remarkable achievements are attributed to his investigations into the potential of architectural practice, and the position that architects occupy in the community as a whole. He, therefore, embarked on reshaping American Institute of Architects within ten years.

How Did He Achieve

Robert Ivy wrote a lot on the position that architecture occupies in the society, which made him be regarded as ‘master architect’ by Alpha Rho Chi. He holds a belief that architects need to add value to their work. He proved this when he used architectural designs to improve public health. More mindboggling is when he developed a concept that architects also plays a role in the daily activities that occur in our society. This was mainly meant to activate the minds of architects, not just to concentrate on objects, but to extend their brains to other spheres of life to contribute to society. See more articles at archinect.com

How Has He Improved the Face of America?

Robert Ivy’s leadership has seen AIA rise to serve its profession role in the 21st century. This has made the American Institute of Architect to become influential and effective. Besides, architects can now voice their opinions on matters affecting our society.

Outside America Institute of Architecture

Besides his remarkable achievement in works of architecture, he is a renowned speaker in the United States. He has delivered speeches both on matters affecting America and the international community. He is also an author and has written a book titled “Fay Johns: Architect.” As the adage says “great minds develop ideas and put them to reality,” so is He!

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Robert Ivy: Brief Biography

This will give information around a Robert Ivy. Ivy now works for the American Institute of Architects and serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President (EVP). First, here is a recap from an article he wrote called “Designing New Foundations for Public Health”, general information about him will be given later.
 
A factor that plays a halfway role in addressing the complicated health challenges today is good design. In an evident level, instances can be found which are self-evident and at times facile. An example is rather than elevators using the stairs which gives benefits for the environment as well as building occupants. This move required kinetic energy from outside supplied electrical systems to our skeleton muscular systems.
 
Right now, public health officials and architects are collaborating on more benefits of design according to washington.org. One example is when VMDO Architects in Charlottesville, Virginia collaborated with the assistant professor at the University of Virginia Medical School. Dr. Matthew Trowbridge. This would be to lower rates of incidence for childhood obesity in the form of design.

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The American Institute of Architects is one of the leading professional organizations in the world today. The organization was founded in 1857 and was established with the focus on developing and improving the sector. Currently has a membership that is in excess of 90,000 people. The organization and is one of the most powerful professional organizations in the world. When the organization was founded, the industry didn’t have any qualification requirements for people working in the sector. The organization pushed for the establishment of degrees and courses for people who wanted to enter into the field of architecture, which created a huge amount of development to the field as a whole. Members of the American Institute of Architects will receive a wide range of benefits.
 
There was also the expansion design of ZGF Associates LLP. This particular expansion design is “Building Hope” for Seattle Children’s Hospital which combines Biophillia as a strategy of central design. This hospital has many different features. For example, there are murals which create discovery and imagination to children. allows you to see sights of Puget Sound, with aids of navigation through a giant bed tower facility which is 330,000 square feet.
 
It was predicted that an amount of people who are older than sixty-five with Related Dementia (ADRD) and Alzheimer’s Disease should go to 7.1 million. This amount would be a forty percent increase which is according from current statistics. There is a potential cure to this which can be found in California. This is in the form of an original design approach which is “light as therapy”. The research will be undergone by the University of Southern California AIA, Assistant architecture professor.
 
Now, some general information about Robert Ivy. Ivy is located in Washington, District of Columbia. Ivy attended Tulane University for Architecture from 1973-1976. He also, got accepted to an honor society called “Tau Sigma Delta”. Before taking his current jobs he spent fifteen years from 1981 to 1996 as a critic for several national publications. Also, in those years he was a principal for “Dean/Dale, Dean & Ivy”.

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