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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In what appears to be an abandoned archive, 114 domestic, analogue radio sets stacked on shelves come to life in communal song in this new work by acclaimed artists and film-makers Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard (20,000 Days on Earth) within the cellars of Colston Hall as part of the Bristol New Music Festival 2016.  The work is co commissioned by Ginkgo with the Colston Hall, Bristol and can be experienced between the 13th and 15th May


Requiem for 114 Radios launches at Somerset House

Following its success at Colston Hall cellars, the spine-tingling Requiem for 114 Radios (co-commissioned by Ginkgo Projects) is now touring and will form part of ‘Daydreaming with Stanley Kubrick’ – an exhibition of art inspired by the master film maker which runs from 5 July to 24 August 2016.

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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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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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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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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.

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Charlton Hayes, South Gloucestershire

Artists Caitlin Shepherd and Shape Studio have been commissioned to develop a combined approach to the provision of a shelter at Charlton Hayes and the development of community growing and edible planting within the green spine of the site.

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Bower Ashton, Bristol

A series of cultural interventions forming part of a legibility framework for Bower Ashton Campus, UWE.


Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh

Ginkgo worked with NHS Lothian over 10 years to develop and project manage a rolling programme of public art works for this major acute city hospital.