American Institute of Architects-AIA

Recently,in ZDNet there was an article written about Robert Ivy. A man with an

innovative love of architecture. His foresight leads architects to look at cross-pollinating ideas of their architecture with software programmers .

He is the CEO and the Executive Vice President of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) This is a membership professional organization for architects .

He focuses his efforts on the designs of buildings and also the construction industries, but also , he wants the architects to think past their fields.

This company held a Meeting of all the Political, Business, and cultural Leaders from the Political, Business, and cultural Leaders from around the world.

The AIA stated, at that meeting that they would give a ten year commitment to developing solutions and programs that would benefit public health. They said that they would focus their attentions to ones that had sustainability and resiliency to natural disasters which would happen in urban areas. They developed grants that will benefit universities,and they have given their backing to a major international city.

The city to receive this honor backing still has not been chosen. Mr. Ivy believes that the designs of architecture can affect a community’s non-communicable disease rate, such as the amount of diabetes cases in a city. Or that buildings can be made to promote exercise by creating a building that people need to walk upstairs. Mr. Ivy believes that the architect must keep  health in mind when designing their buildings. The American Institute of Architects is a professional organization for architects. It is based in Washington D.C. It is an organization which offers education, government advocacy,public outreach while supporting the architecture profession and trying to improve its image. This group has a long history, being founded in 1857 in New York City. They adopted a constitution and bylaws. Today, over ninety thousand licensed Architects and professionals are members. They adhere to the code of ethics and professional conduct that assures clients, the public and colleagues about an architects highest standards in their practice. The AIA has a daily newsletter. In this letter there are many diverse ways to improve the architect business, there are books and also they urge you to join to help your business . You have the support of an organization behind your career. The topics which are in this newsletter help the architect increase their knowledge every day.. It also helps them to “ think outside the box.” Visit: