Xotil is a research associate teaching design methodology and theory. His academic work draws on the search for new collaborative design methodologies, trying to merge social and political processes with new technologies to generate spatial interventions as research for a contemporary design process. In 2017 he submitted his master thesis “Habitat: Utopia” at Innsbruck University and was awarded with the Dean Price. He is also a carpenter and active in several social movements, as well as in different European architecture and art collectives. Xotil is at the institute since 2019.