Robert Ivy Achieves What Many Envision Worldwide
Success in any field that an individual pursues demands a lot of dedication, determination, and sacrifices. Whether an entrepreneur, motivational speaker, leader or an artist, one thing one wishes for is to be recognized for the good things he or she did. It is never easy to please many people, but Robert Ivy has been an inspiration to many people in the world. Mr. Robert has been awarded The Polk Lifetime Achievement Award. The Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award is a reward to individuals who have contributed to the community in many immaculate ways. This is an award presented to individuals in the Mississippian community and the world in general who has contributed immensely in different fields of their pursuit.
Robert Ivy joins other notable recipients of the award who include, actor Morgan Freeman, writer Shelby Foote, writer Eudora Welty and late artist Walter Anderson. Robert is the first Mississippian architect to get such as acknowledgment. The president of Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters (MIAL) Nancy LaForge said that Ivy deserved the award for making architecture accessible to the people. Carl Elefante, the president of The American Institute of Architects (AIA), congratulated Robert stating that he has been a praiseworthy ambassador of the architectural profession and has contributed incalculably to the success of the field as an author and architect.
Who is Robert Ivy?
Besides being the recent recipient of the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award, Robert Ivy is a reputed figure in the architectural world. He has undertaken many platforms to make architectural information accessible to the general community. Mr. Ivy served as the Editor-in-chief of McGraw Hill’s Architectural Record. Under his leadership, the journal went on to reach many readers and become a standard journal for readers interested in architectural work. With his expertise and knowledge, Robert went on to be elected as the Chief Executive of the AIA. As the CEO of the American Institute of Architect, he achieved the unimaginable with the organization attaining its highest number of members since its establishment. Education wise, Mr. Robert also excelled with flying colors. He is an alumnus of the famous Tulane University. You can find him on many social media platforms such as Twitter.