Experience—there is no substitute. Brian Schroeder has gained a world of landscape design knowledge that allows him to still bring a fresh perspective to each project. Using the meditative skills of a fly fisherman, Brian employs an intuitive feeling of how to link the various pieces of a project together for a harmonious result. His extensive time in the field allows Brian to maintain his focus on finding local context in a project and his experience in collaborating with clients and co-designers continues to be an invaluable asset. He thrives working in the close-knit environment at Knot—a setting where his trained eyes and sense of design are a perfect match for the firm’s world-class projects.