The Life of Robert Ivy


Robert Ivy is one of the most renowned architectures in the world. He is liked and adored by most people especially it the architectural space as their mentor. However, reaching the epitome of his success has not been a walk in the park. It has been out of ambition, dedication and quality education and joining of professional organizations that he managed to make it. He pursued his degree at the University of the South where he earned a bachelor of Arts and specialized in English. Robert Ivy furthered his post-graduate education when he did a Master’s degree in Architecture from the University of Tulane. Visit to know more about Robert Ivy.


In the 1980s, Robert Ivy was a principal dale, and he also used to criticize the national publications. His criticism helped in improving the quality of published work from the journalists. Little did he know that what he was doing was preparing his for a better lifetime career ahead. It was until 1996 that he was appointed as the chief editor of the Architectural Records, a well knows magazine for architects. Later on, he not only became the editor in chief but also the vice president of McGraw-Hill Construction Media. Furthermore, he was among the Panel that appointed Mr. Gehry to design the National Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial. Follow Robert Ivy at Twitter.


Under the leadership of Robert Ivy, Architectural Records brought home very many awards, courtesy of him. The honors awards were the Unusual achievement for a professional journal, premier magazine journalism award and the American Society of Magazine Editors National Magazine Award for General Excellence. Additionally, he brought 26 Jesse H. Neal Awards and the 2008 MPA Digital Award for the Website of the Year to Architectural Record. Furthermore, in 2009 Robert Ivy was recognized with the American Business Media’s highest recognition for a person, the Crain Award.

Moreover, he was also honored with the McGraw-Hill management award. Last but not least, he is also a senior member of the Design Futures Council. His achievements are tremendous and can only be compared to a few architects who come before him. Indeed he is a true leader.