University of Kentucky College of Design Spring 2010 Lecture
Editor in Chief, Architectural Record
21c Museum, Louisville, KY
The AIA/CKC and the College of Design are honored with the opportunity to bring such an important speaker to Kentucky. From 1981 until 1996 Robert Ivy was a principal at Dean/Dale, Dean & Ivy and a critic for many national publications. In 1996, Ivy became the Editor in Chief of Architectural Record, the world’s most widely read architectural journal.
In 2004, Ivy became Editorial Director of McGraw-Hill Construction Media, which includes GreenSource: The Magazine of Sustainable Design, SNAP, Architectural Record: China, HQ Magazine, ENR.
Throughout his career Ivy has delivered keynote speeches and moderated discussions at U.S. and international events such as the Library of Congress, the National Building Museum and the Monterey Design Conference. His interviews include an architectural who’s who, from the Aga Khan to Pritzker Prize winners and AIA gold medalists. He has appeared on A & E, The Discovery Channel, CBS’s The Early Show, NPR’s All Things Considered, PBS’s Evening News with Jim Lehrer and BBC World. In 2002, 2004, and 2006 Ivy served as the U.S. Commissioner of the Venice Architecture Biennale.
His book "Fay Jones: Architect,” published in 2001, showcases the work of the American architect who was an apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright. The Art Library Society of North America cited Fay Jones: Architect for “the highest standards of scholarship, design, and production.”