A professional body in the United States of America referred to as American Institute of Architects (AIA) has its head offices based in Washington DC. The architecture profession is the center of modus operandi of the institution which mainly focuses on community development programs, public outreach as well conducting government advocacy events intended to promote the institution’s public image. The collaborations between the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and various teams in the design and building sector is seen as one of the measures taken to improve the general nature of construction industry.
The current leadership of AIA comprises of the renowned architect Robert Ivy who is the Chief Executive Officer as well the current president called Thomas V. Vonier. It was in 1857 in New York City when a thirteen-member team decided to enhance their scientific as well as possible perfection in architecture sector. That would then be made possible by the formation of an independent organization that was named American Institute of Architects (AIA). The members were driven by the passion and desire to acquire practical scientific perfection as well as an in-depth architectural understanding through a structured study and training. In the United States, there were no licensing laws and schools that taught architecture and the time. As a result, anyone out there could claim to be an expert in the field since no structured way was followed; hence the formation of American Institute of Architects (AIA) came in the right time.
Follow Robert Ivy on Twitter
Robert Ivy as the mastermind of various achievements by the American Institute of Architects, he notes that the positive effects brought about by the organization range from enhancement of the public health sector, to the provision of disaster relief services among other services. It is always in the public domain that the AIA focused on the design sector, the Monthly Architects Billing Index carried out research that indicated that the organization had gone overboard to be recognized in other areas apart from the traditional design profession.
In the United States of America, one of the ways that proved more accurate indicator in the measure of the economic sector was the tracking of key performance index in the construction sector. When draining swamps in Washington, D.C, Robert Ivy laid bare his commitment to improving the health sector; also they designed the New York’s Olmsted Central Park. The later had been originally formed not to be a recreational space but to eradicate poor housing within the city.
Find more about Robert Ivy: https://www.aiaaustin.org/content/honorary-dinner-robert-ivy-faia