Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Awarded To Robert Ivy

Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Awards for 2018 Revealed
In a recent article for the Journal of American Institute of Architects, Ayda Ayoub reported Robert Ivy, the CEO of the American Institute of Architects will be the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award. The Award is given by the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters (MIAL).

It is a great honor for the American Institute of Architects (AIA) whose recipient is an AIA Fellow, the most prestigious award granted by the AIA. This is the first time the Polk Award has been given to an Architect; however, the award is restricted to residents of Mississippi who have contributed a body of work in the field of music.

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Polk Award the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Special Honor
In a recent article for the Journal of American Institute of Architects, Ayda Ayoub reported Robert Ivy, the CEO of the American Institute of Architects will be the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award. The Award is given by the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters (MIAL).

It is a great honor for the American Institute of Architects (AIA) whose recipient Robert Ivy, is an AIA Fellow, a prestigious award granted by the AIA. This is the first time the Polk Award has been given to an Architect; however, the award is restricted to residents of Mississippi who have contributed a body of work in the field of music receives a special honor.

Co-Recipient of Polk Award
The Polk Award will be given to Ivy and Andrew Young of Jackson, Mississippi, who is a stained glass artist on June 2. Ivy is a resident of Mississippi. Ivy joined AIA in 2011 as the CEO. Ivy has been praised as a worthy ambassador of the architect profession by the present President of AIA, Carl Elefante. President Elefante said the Polk Award is a “crowning personal and professional achievement” for Ivy and acknowledged this wonderful honor.

Past and Present Recipients of the Noel Polk Award

1989- Walter Anderson
2001- Eudora Welty
2004- Shelby Foote
2007- Morgan Freeman
2000- Leontyne Price
2018 Robert Ivy
2018-Andrew Cary Young

See: https://www.architecturalrecord.com/articles/5547-architectural-record-editor-in-chief-robert-ivy-to-head-aia

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