WASHINGTON, July 12, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is pleased to congratulate Landscape Architecture Magazine for winning three EXCEL Awards as announced by Association Media & Publishing (AMP). The EXCEL Awards is the largest and most prestigious award program that exclusively recognizes excellence and leadership in nonprofit association media, publishing, marketing and communications.
LAM was selected as a Gold winner in the category "Magazines: Design Excellence (circulation 10,001 to 20,000)." In the category "Magazines: Feature Article Design (circulation 10,001 to 20,000)," LAM received the Gold award for "Street Theater" and Silver for "We Got Fun. And Foam."
In all, 226 awards were presented in categories ranging from magazines to electronic books: 53 Gold, 77 Silver and 96 Bronze. The winners were honored during the 36th Annual EXCEL Awards Gala on June 27, 2016, in Washington, D.C. The winners will also be featured in the July/August issue of AMP's Signature Magazine.
ASLA also earned a 2016 American Society of American Executives' (ASAE) Power of A(ssociation) Silver Award for its Designing Our Future: Sustainable Landscapes educational website, which is designed to educate the public about sustainable landscapes and landscape architecture as a career choice. It includes animations, case studies and K-12 classroom activities.
ASAE's Power of A(ssociation) Awards, the industry's highest honor, recognize the association community's valuable contributions on the local, national and global levels. The Power of A(ssociation) Awards reward outstanding accomplishments of associations and industry professionals for their efforts to enrich lives, create a competitive workforce, drive innovation and make a better world.
About the American Society of Landscape Architects
Founded in 1899, ASLA is the national professional association for landscape architects, representing more than 15,000 members in 49 professional chapters and 72 student chapters. Members of the Society use "ASLA" after their names to denote membership and their commitment to the highest ethical standards of the profession. Landscape architects lead the stewardship, planning and design of our built and natural environments; the Society's mission is to advance landscape architecture through advocacy, communication, education and fellowship.
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SOURCE American Society of Landscape Architects