Robert Ivy received a Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in architecture. The award was presented by the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters. This is the first time that this particular award was presented to an architect. There have been other notable recipients such as Morgan Freeman and artist Walter Anderson. The award is designed to recognize people who have made a significant impact within the industry and are connected with the state of Mississippi.

Robert Ivy has received many accolades as an architect. He is known for putting his craft in a position to be discovered by a variety of communities. Ivy has used his abilities as an author and as a commentator to spread the influence of architecture around the world. He has led several organizations to international recognition.

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Robert Ivy was named the CEO of the American Institute of Architecture in 2011. The membership at the organization has since grown to the highest in the 160 years of its history. Ivy also took over as the editor-in-chief of the Architectural Record. The Architectural Record grew to be the most widely read journal of its kind in the world while Robert Ivy was the leader. He also accepted the responsibilities at McGraw Hill Construction Media.

The Architectural Record thrived under Ivy’s leadership. It was recognized with the American Society of Magazine Editors National Magazine Award for General Excellence. It is an award that is not normally given to a professional journal.

Robert Ivy continues to collect certificates of excellence. He was honored with a Craine Award, which is not normally given to an individual. Ivy also earned the title of Master Architect from the Alpha Rho Chi Architectural Fraternity. He will be one of only seven members to receive the honor in the 100 Year history of the fraternity.

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