When it comes to professionals who embody and live out their lives work, Robert Ivy is an extraordinary example. He is a truly remarkable, modern age renaissance man. He is well established published author, editor, and exalted master architect. Also, he is the sitting Executive Vice President & CEO of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) beginning in 2011. Robert Ivy has been a visionary leader throughout his career and now, as the EVP & CEO of AIA, has plans to expand his skills to new heights. He demonstrates leadership and nobility through his determination and dedication to designing exceptional art.
Due to his work as the mastermind of awe inspiring projects, Robert Ivy was awarded the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award. His fellow colleague, Carl Elephante President of the AIA, praised the decision to award him with the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award stating, “he is a great ambassador to the architect profession“.The reward is renowned and highly sought after, however, Robert Ivy is the perfect recipient of the award. His works as an architect has been influential in making architecture available to the citizens of the communities in Mississippi. The Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award is quite the honor, fellow lifetime award winners include the popular actor Morgan Freeman, Eudora Welty, Leontyne Price, & Walter Anderson.
Mr. Ivy is not unaccustomed to receiving awards, he was also awarded a National Magazine Award. Interesting enough, Robert Ivy is the first architect to receive the award. The award is a crowning accolade to an outstanding lifetime commitment to exceptional work. The Noel Polk Lifetime Award event for the renowned architect was held June 2nd. Mr. Ivy’s career is progressing rapidly and his work as the EVP and CEO of the AIA continues to impact peoples lives globally. His advanced vision, character, and leadership skills are constantly influencing others, not only in Mississippi, but truly globally.
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