Gonzalo Vaillo is a registered architect in Spain and founder of the Vienna-based studio MORPHtopia. He holds a degree from the University of Alcalá and a postgraduate degree from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. His writings and theoretical works focus on aesthetics, technology, and philosophy for the development of a design theory of the unknown as design material. Gonzalo is a university assistant at the Institute for Experimental Architecture.Hochbau (Studio Schmidbaur), where he teaches bachelor's and master's design studios as well as diploma theses. He has also been a visiting professor at Texas A&M University and has taught at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna.