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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Shape Studio at Charlton Hayes

Shape Studio’s latest approved designs for a shelter at Charlton Hayes use an arrangement of triangles to create an interruption within the landscaped surroundings. The Shelter is constructed from a Richlite which is an incredibly durable and environmentally friendly material surprisingly made from paper.

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Toby Paterson at the Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries

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8 -10 Colston Avenue

A new work for student accomodation by Will Rounce based on the architectural heritage of the waterfront, Bristol.

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Cranbrook cultural masterplan

Ginkgo is working with Alex Murdin and Mary Schwarz to develop a Cultural Masterplan for Cranbrook, a new settlement of 8,000 houses over the next 15 years in Devon.

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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.

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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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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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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.

St. Columba's Hospice, Edinburgh

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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.