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Landscape Architecture Is All About Finding Balance with Nature

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As a landscape architect, Ryley Thiessen understands that finding balance is key. While his work requires him to design four-season resorts around the world—and make them accessible and enjoyable for all visitors—he never wants to take too much from nature.

The Architect is one of four short films in the Suunto Peak Creator Series, which highlights the stories of creative people and how nature inspires their work.

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