Based in the United States of American, The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is a professional organization for arechitcts which has its headquarters located in Washington, D.C. It mainly offers education, government advocacy, public outreach and community development plans to develop its public image in addition to its commitment in support of architecture profession.
American Institute of Architects (AIA) also works closely with various members of the design and construction industry to assist them in building and coordination of the industry.
The current president of American Institute of Architects (AIA) is a wise and soft-spoken guy called Robert Ivy. He firmly believes architecture in its miniature form has a significant impact on various areas ranging from providing disaster relief solutions to health improvement. In the recent month, the AIA has been getting attention from outside the design field.
The Monthly Architecture Billings Index of the American Institute of Architect is believed to offer an accurate economic indicator for the United States. At a gathering during the Clinton Global Initiative’s Annual Meeting in September that brought together business, political and cultural leaders, the organization announced that it would embark on a ten-year commitment to improving solutions as well as programs which focused on sustainability, public health and flexibility during natural disasters in various urban areas.
Also, the firm supported researchers at the university with grants as part of their total commitment to the course. It now focuses on working along with a community plan which is anticipated to be the primary international city as well as holding an intensive hackathon to create a phone like an application or any other related project.
Currently living in Washington D.C, Robert Ivy is an International architecture that was born in Columbus, Mississippi. He attended Sewanee University where he acquired a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in design from Tulane.
During Robert’s tenure, he oversaw the publication of over 33 papers in digital and print editions. He worked as the Editorial Director of the McGraw-Hill Construction and the Chief Editor of Architectural Record. Under his leadership, Architectural Record acquired an assortment of publishing industry awards that include the American Society of Magazine Editors National Award for General Excellence and the premier magazine journalism award just to mention a few.
The G.D Award was granted to Robert for lifetime contributions to editorial distinction in business media in the year 2009.
The “Master Architect” as referred by Alps Rho Chi, is well known for his effectiveness in sharing the value of the design.