Robert Ivy started serving at Architectural Record as the Chief Editor in 1996. At the company, he played a major role in ensuring that it grew to become a world-class architectural journal. Later on, Mr. Ivy joined McGraw-Hill Construction Company where he served as the Editorial Director as well as the Vice president. Ronald was still young when he luckily got the chance to work as one of the panel members of who selected Frank Gehry. Ivy also worked as a principal at Dean and Ivy from 1981 through 1996.Ivy’s outstanding leadership made Architectural Record receive several honors such as the American Society. Also, Ronald was awarded for his incredible achievements and excellence. Other major awards he won include the Folio Design Award, Digital Award, and Jesse H. Neal Awards.
The Crain Award that Mr. Ivy got in 2009 is one of the most prestigious awards for individuals in the US. His excellent management skills have earned him all these titles. Ronald Ivy also serves at Design Future Council as one of the senior-most individuals. In 2010, he was voted as a master architect at the National architecture fraternity due to his highly effective communication strategies. Some of the distinguished architects that Mr. Ivy has shared designation with include John Wellborn Root, Cass Gilbert, and Richard Fuller among others. Ronald Ivy is among the seven people who ever received the Crain Award. Interestingly, he is the only architect who received it in the 21st century. Ronald Ivy is internationally recognized for his role at American Institute of Architects as its CEO. Ronald is a registered architect who leads an institute made up of 87, 890 American architects. Ivy previously worked as a corporate executive as well as a magazine editor. Ronald works on a new project of repositioning AIA to increase the value of the company as well as its architects.
Mr. Ivy pursued architecture at Tulane University between 1973 through 1976. Ronald also studied English at the University of the South. After completing his studies, Ivy started serving at McGraw-Hill Companies as the chief editor for about 14 years. Ivy also worked at McGraw-Hill Companies as the vice president. Even though he holds such executive positions, Ivy has managed to contribute to several magazine articles and publications. Ronald Ivy says that it is essential for architects to work closely with software programmers. Ivy’s primary focus is on designing, building and constructing sustainable industries. Ronald urges architects to think beyond their area of specialty to come up with innovative ideas. Mr. Ivy believes that architects can play a significant role in improving health and providing sustainable solutions of combating natural disasters. For instance, Ivy says that architects can design efficient drainage systems thus draining swamps and avoid water-related diseases.