Jhono Bennett

Jhono Bennett

South African Architectural Urbanist

Jhono Bennett is an architectural urbanist based in Johannesburg, having been trained in Durban, Cape Town he holds a master’s degree with distinction from the University of Pretoria. Jhono has worked with Architecture for Humanity on the Football for Hope Initiative, the South African Shack Dwellers International Alliance but developed a critical stance in regard to the role of design in the fluid and dynamic developing areas of South Africa during the Slovo Park Project; a student and community research, design initiative.

Jhono is currently a collaborating leader of the postgraduate design research Unit 14: Radical Negotiations at the University of Johannesburg’s ground-breaking Graduate School of Architecture while managing the operations of 1to1 – Agency of Engagement; a non-profit entity that provides a design based collaborative service between grass roots organisations, professionals, academia and government.