The American Institute of architects prides itself on having more than 250 chapters and a membership of professionals that exceed 90,000. Many professionals focus on design are part of this institute; these individuals have been participating in the improvement of the built environment. Most of these professional’s form part of the members of the American Institute of professionals.
Robert Ivy is the serving vice president of the American Institute of Architects. Before assuming this role, Robert was part of the executive management team at McGraw. At McGraw, he served as both the president and director in charge of the company’s editorial team. Other than McGraw, Robert was the editor in chief at the architectural record magazine, a position he held thanks to his unwavering commitment to excellent architectural designs. During his service as the editor in chief, the architectural record magazine was able to scoop numerous awards such as the Premier Magazine Journalism Award and the American Society of Magazines Editors National Award.
As of now, Robert Ivy works at the American Institute of Architects which is a renowned institution for American licensed architects for both retired and practicing professionals. The membership of the American Institute of Professionals isn’t limited to licensed professionals as the membership is extended to both future and current company’s associates. In the institution’s headquarters located in Washington D.C., there are more than 200 members of highly qualified and committed personnel.
The American Institute of Architects provides services to its clients in the form of advocacy, providing architectural information and assisting local communities. Since Robert took over the executive position at the institution in 2011, there has been significant transformation on the firm and its ideologies. Some of the changes being witnesses are the shift in focus from being a wealthy heritage institution to more hands-on establishments capable of providing and leading in the transformation of the American architectural industry. One of Robert’s achievement at the institute has been the sensitization of the professionals and the public on the importance of both architects and quality design.
Robert has been able to make the American Institute of Architects streamline its services and decision-making process; this has ultimately led to better governance of the institution. Upon appointment to the position of the firm’s vice president, Robert has been carrying out a robust awareness campaign that is aimed at marketing the firm’s services to both American and foreign markets. He has been doing this through the use of digital technology his predecessors didn’t utilize.