Publications, talks, teaching + features


de Klerk, Khensani “A Place of Safety”. The Architectural Review: Where do we go from here?, November 2021, pp.64-68

de Klerk, Khensani “Resisting the controlling image”. The Architectural Review: Collage + Old into New, July 2021, pp.74-79 

Matri-Archi(tecture) (de Klerk, Khensani Mbanefo, Solange) “Ask yourself, how Smart is Architecture really?” NOW YOU KNOW, Sound Advice, June 2021, pp.84-85

de Klerk, Khensani “An ethos of interdependency”. The Architectural Review: Care + W Awards, Mar 2021, pp. 42-45 

de Klerk, Khensani, et al. “A Disruptive (De)Growth Repository of Spatial Practices across Sub-Saharan Africa.” Scroope 29: Manifesto, no. 29, 16 Dec. 2020, pp. 78–85.

de Klerk, Khensani “We Are Stretched from Margin to Centre”. The Architectural Review: Self Built Housing + AR House, Dec 2020, pp. 26-31

de Klerk, Khensani & Mbanefo, Solange “Wakanda’s Afro-Futuristic “Masterplan”: An Ecosystem of Flexible BIM Structures for Urban Nomads”. Archdaily [available online], 15 Oct 2019

de Klerk, Khensani. “The Intersectionality of Spatial Practice”. Atlantis Magazine for Urbanism & Landscape Architecture by Polis TU Delft, vol1, Oct 2017, pp. 33-34


2021       Dept. of the Ongoing. Curriculum Workshop at Technische Universität München [online] organised by Prof Meike Schalk and
2020       Josiane Schmidt
2021       Building Beyond Type: Summer School on Collective Strategies for Just Cities hosted by Permanent Brussels [recorded] We Are
2020       the City: Towards a Fluid Spatial Lexicon.

2021        Space of Other Talk in Who is We? Multiplicity of Other Netherlands pavilion by Afaina de Jong, conversation, Venice Bienniale,
2020        Italy [online]
2021        Critical Perspectives on Spatial Practice panel [with Dr. Ghazal Jafari and Ana María Durán Calisto]
2020        at LABash Conference, Cornell University, US [online]
2021        Collectivising! presentation in Blueprint for Decolonisation symposium [hosted by the Architecture Foundation and Asian
2020        Architects Association] London, UK [online]
2020        Matri-Archi on alteration, transformation, diversity guest lecture Parity Talks V, ETH Zürich, Switzerland [online]
2020       arquiteturas do sul global: on Research as Practice guest lecture, Escola da Cidade, Brazil [online]
2020       100 Day Studio: Southern Ecosystems guest lecture, The Architecture Foundation, London [online]
2020      100 Day Studio: Dismantling the Master’s House: Bringing Intersectionality to an Architecture School, The Architecture
2020       Foundation London [online]


2021       ETH Zürich, the Chair of Affective Architectures, You’re Not My Type hosted by the Department of the Ongoing, Regensdorf
2020      Zürich. We Are the City: Towards a Fluid Spatial Lexicon.
2021      University of Nottingham, Architecture Department Unit 2 Design and Build Studio. Nottingham, United Kingdom. Spatial
2020      Storytelling: Conduit + Vessel.

2021       InvestIn: The Young Architect Summer Internship Programme. London, UK [online] tutoring
2021       University of Cape Town, School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics BAS Design Studio 1 hosted by Dr. Huda Tayob [online]
2020      Spatial Storytelling: Conduit + Vessel.
2021       University of Cape Town, School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics BAS Cultural Landscapes #3 hosted by Prof. Tomà
2020      Berlanda [online] Spatial Storytelling: Conduit + Vessel.

Features, interviews, contributions

2021         Kontextur Interview: Khensani de Klerk [interview]
2020        Archdaily: Spatial Education and the Future of African Cities: An Interview with Matri-Archi [interview]   

2020        Dezeen: Ten architecture projects by University of Cambridge undergraduate and
                  postgraduate students [project feature]

2020        Beautiful News: meet the architects of freedom [news documentary]
2020        Residency 11:11 by Mmakhotso Lamola [podcast guest]
2019        South African Property Review: The Voice for The Industry [interview]

2018        KunstMuseum Bern: U5 – House Of Sentiments – Part 2: Talking About Space, Collaboration And Process [interview]

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