What we do

Ginkgo produces, designs and implements creative urban and rural projects that connect people to their environment.

We combine elements of research, strategy development, partnership building, art curation and landscape design to create authentic and innovative projects.

Our clients come from both the commercial and public sectors and we welcome opportunities to develop partnerships and fresh approaches to creating new work.

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Design commission opportunities for RHSC and DCN, Edinburgh

New design opportunities for significant projects at Royal Hospital for Sick Children and Department of Neurosciences, Edinburgh available.

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Food and drink from The hEdge

A fantastic sunny day in Hilperton, Trowbridge led by Matthew Pennington of Somerset’s award winning restaurant ‘The Ethicurean’ to explore, forage and cook with ingredients from Hilperton’s historic hedges.


Exe Riverside Valley Park

Ginkgo is developing a public art programme for the Exe Riverside Valley Park in Exeter linked to the ongoing £30m programme of flood defence improvements.

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hEdges, Trowbridge

Ginkgo is working with Alex Murdin of ruralrecreation a new art project for a major village housing extension around Hilperton in Wiltshire.

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New South Glasgow Hospitals

Ginkgo Projects working for Brookfield Multiplex have just completed a major art and therapeutic design for New South Glasgow Hospitals.

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Will Rounce commissioned to develop work for new student accomodation in Bristol

Will Rounce is developing designs for new student accomodation at 8-10 Colston Avenue in Bristol. His influences include Minimalism and architectural diagrams and his work investigates the mechanisms involved in the physical construction of a drawing.

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Project Grow launched

Delighted to announce that Frances Thorburn will be leading Project Grow at Wallscourt Farm Academy, Stoke Gifford, Bristol. Frances will work with the school over the next 12 months to develop a sustainable model and interventions for the active use of the grounds through growing and husbandry that is grounded in seasonal activity.

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St. Columba’s Hospice, Edinburgh

We are delighted to be starting work on developing an art strategy and programme for the operational life of the hospice with the support of Creative Scotland.

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The role of culture in Neighbourhood planning

Ginkgo has recently written a publication ‘Creativity in Community-led Planning in Dorset’; guidance aimed at community leaders developing a Neighbourhood plan in Dorset. The guidance is relevant to communities all over the country.

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Star of Caledonia

Star of Caledonia is a new landmark to be created by Cecil Balmond and Charles Jencks to celebrate a historic border, the border between Scotland and England. The project has recently gained planning consent and we are seeking further funding for construction.



Ginkgo has been working with Toby Paterson and Collective Architecture on the second stage of their commission in Dunfermline.



South Bristol Community Hospital

The progamme of commissions at South Bristol Community Hospital includes a series of interior artworks by Grennan and Sperandio.