Francisco Vieira de Campos

Menos é Mais Arquitectos is the office created in Oporto in 1994 by Francisco Vieira de Campos and Cristina Guedes. They both teach, CG (FAULP) and FVC (FAUP), and have been invited for the final critics at Mendrisio Architecture Academy, ETH Zurich and several portuguese and spanish universities. They have been invited for international lectures, workshops and seminars. Cristina Guedes acted as Commissary of Portugal at the IX BIAU New geographies. Their main works are programmatic responses related to specific contexts: Quinta do Vallado Winnery and Hotel, Gaia Cablecar, ReOrdering of the Public Spaces of Social Housing Blocks in Oporto and Archipelago Contemporary Art Centre in Azores. Published in Portugal and abroad, their work has been distinguished with various awards such as the VIII BIAU award with the Gaia Cablecar and received several nominations such as finalist of Premis FAD, shortlist of the Mies van Der Rohe Award, Architecture Award in the V and VI BIAU, shortlist at Secil Award. They also took part in national and international exhibits.

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