About

Our business, and this website, deals with informality and emergence in designed systems, motivated by the ecstasy of curiosity, and in pursuit of the Quality Without A Name. Especially in and through:

  • Constructionism — learning through playful design
  • Computation — “the computer is an instrument whose music is ideas”
  • Permaculture — the design of regenerative habitats

We are currently developing and implementing the Naspers Education Trust’s WeCode24 programme — see WeCode24.com for details.

Name

Khayanyosi is a shortened version of ‘iKhaya leNyosi’, which means ‘Home of the Bees’ in the Xhosa language of South Africa. In 2009 the name was chosen to tie in with Kayamandi, the Stellenbosch township in which we were based.