It is not easy to be recognized for your efforts and dedication. Many professionals never receive an award in their life because they may not work hard to hit the mark for recognition. Robert Ivy has shown outstanding performance in the field of architecture and this year he hit the mark for recognition. Robert Ivy became the 2018 winner of the coveted Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement. The award is provided by the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters (MIAL). Currently, he works as the Vice President of the American Institute of Architecture (AIA), and he is also the Chief Executive Officer of the organization. Some others who have won the award are Eudora Welty and Morgan Freeman who have been outstanding in their career. The award only recognizes natives of Mississippi who have consistently shown a track an excellent track record in performance in the field of art.
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According to Nancy LaForge, Rober Ivy has done a lot in spreading architecture to the public, and that is why he deserved to be recognized. He was working with McGraw Hill where he served as the editor in chief before landing the job as the CEO of AIA. Under the leadership of Robert Ivy Architectural Record became global, and the journal won the National Magazine Award for being excellent. When he was a leader there, he also helped the company to expand to other parts of the world and even produced some copies in Mandarin.
While working at AIA, Robert Ivy has also been outstanding in everything he does. Today the organization has been privileged to have the most number of members since it began over a hundred years ago. He has also helped its expansion and today there are locations in Canada and China. Those are some of the contributions that enabled him to be recognized as a Master Architect. The recognition came from the American architect fraternity, and as a result, he was awarded the Alpha Rho Chi Award. The title has been given to only seven architects hence it is one of the most coveted titles in the fraternity of architects.