The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is a certified movement for architects in the US. The organization offers community redevelopment, education, public outreach, and government advocacy to support architects in improving public image. It headquarters in Washington, D.C. The American Institute of Architects was launched in 1857 in New York City by 13 architects to elevate the professional standards and promote the practical and scientific perfections of the members. Robert Ivy is the current chief executive officer of the American Institute of Architects.
The American Institute of Architects has over 90,000 associated specialists and licensed architects as members. All associates adhere to professional conduct and code of ethics. These regulations aim at assuring clients, colleagues, and the public of the dedication of the architects to the set standards. The American Institute of Architects has five levels of membership that includes the architect, associate, international, emeritus, and allied members. AIA has a different category for students.
The Board of Directors governs the American Institute of Architects and has more than 200 permanent workers. It operates as a national movement with local and state units to provide members with a channel to reflect on their professional lives. The outlets are in US, UK, Japan, Hong Kong, and Europe.
The American Institute of Architects speaks with a united voice to influence government moves that affect the professional practice and the American life quality. It regulates regulatory and legislative actions by using collective power to take part in decision making with the policymakers. AIA has community-based programs that enable it to serve the public. The officials elevate public space designs, develop well-designed and affordable housing, and protect infrastructures for all citizens.
About Robert Ivy
Robert Ivy’s experience in the building industry has made him the ideal leader for the American Institute of Architects. He has worked at Architectural Record and McGraw-Hill Construction Media as a senior editor. It is under his tenure that Architectural Record won numerous honors in the publishing sector. Ivy won the Crain Award in 20. In 1998, he got the McGraw-Hill Award for Management Excellence.
Robert Ivy is a member of the Design Futures Council. He was voted the Master Architect due to his design expertise. Mr. Ivy shares designation with renowned architects Cass Gilbert, Richard Buckminster Fuller, Dr. Nathan Clifford Ricker, and John Wellborn Root. He is among the seven experts to win the fraternity’s 100-year history.