For the past two years she has been a researcher at the University of Cambridge focusing on typologies of safe space with aims at reducing Gender-based violence in cities. Through her multidisciplinary approach, Khensani finds educational value in spatial, written and auditory explorations. She hosts a podcast called KONTEXT and  serves as an editorial contributor at the Architectural Review in London. She is based between South Africa, Switzerland and the UK.

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Khensani is an architectural researcher and designer from Johannesburg. She centres practicing intersectionality through research and design. Her view of intersectionality questions and imagines how the efficiency of the built environment can be sustainable through ethically social and ecological practices. She is the founder and co-director of Matri-Archi(tecture), a collective based between South Africa and Switzerland that aims at empowering African women as a network dedicated to African spatial education.

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