It is a professional body for the architects in the United States of America. American Institute of Architects has their Head Offices in Washington DC. The group was established with a primary purpose of providing supremacy advocacy, education, public outreach, as well as community renovation in support of architecture as they improve the image of the industry. Together with construction experts, American Institute of Architects works hand in hand with the building sector to design and construct buildings. The organization is considered to be one of the oldest in the construction industry. American Institute of Architects was founded in 1857 by 13 architects who wanted to improve and promote their practice as well as their profession.
Since the inception of the firm, they have been going strong as they expand their practice as well as their portfolio. American Institute of Architects has over 90000 members across the world. The group is established on strong values and standards. Their values are to advocate for quality work, and they have been able to achieve this by providing the required resources to their members to deliver quality work to their clients. They promote for change through the power of design. American Institute of Architects has a dedicated and experienced team who make sure that their standards are met. Together with their partners, they offer quality construction. AIA ensures that their customers have smart products for their projects as well as their practice.
Robert Ivy is the Executive Vice President and the Chief Executive Officer of American Institute of Architects. After his High School graduation, he attended his education of higher learning and studied Bachelors of Arts in English from the University of South and later Tulane University for his Masters in Architecture. Robert is a leader who has been showing a positive character in all he does and on various occasions, he has been recognized for his efforts among them; Premier Magazine Journalism Awards, National Magazine Awards, and The American Society of Magazine Editors for his excellence in the industry. In 1996, Robert Ivy became the Editor-in-Chief of the Architectural Record before his appointed to the position of the Executive Vice President and the Chief Executive Officer of American Institute of Architects in 2010. He has also held the position of the Vice President and the Editorial Director of McGraw Hill Construction Media. Robert is also a published author who has written books like Fay Jones Architects.