Menos é Mais Arquitectos is the office created in Porto in 1994 by Cristina Guedes and Francisco Vieira de Campos.
Formed by FAUP in 1991 and 1992, respectively, Cristina Guedes intern with Álvaro Siza Vieira and Francisco Fields with Eduardo Souto Moura. Both teach, CG in Lusíada University of Porto (FAULP) and FVC in the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto (FAUP). Teachers invited to the critical final semester in Mendrisio Academy (2007), ETH Zurich (2008) and DARQ the University of Coimbra.
They have give several lectures and workshops in different institutions and universities in Portugal and abroad. His work has been published in numerous books and national and international journals.
His work has been recognized with several awards: Best Of Wine Tourism Awards 2013 in Florence with Wine Hotel Rural Quinta do Vallado, Best Architecture Award Private Project Build Awards 2012 with the Adega da Quinta do Vallado, VIII Award Ibero American Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism 2012 with the cable car stations in the Historic City of Vila Nova de Gaia; and several nominations such as Architecture Award Douro 2010/2011 (Honorable Mention), IHRU Prix Construction and Rehabilitation 2008 (Honorable Mention), Mies Van Der Rohe Award 2009 (Shortlist), Premis FAD 2002 2012 (Shortlist), Award Secil 2006 and 2008 (finalists).
Have participated in national and international exhibitions such as Portugal creative, JPG, Barcelona (2011), Lisbon Architecture Triennale - Let's Talk About Houses (2010), Lisbon Architecture Triennale (2007), Portugal Now - New York, NY (2007), 7th International Biennial of Architecture in São Paulo (2007), V Ibero American Biennial of Architecture in Montevideo (2006) WORK MEETING - North - # 003 Theme: Industry - Museum of Transport and Communications Customs, Port (2005-2006), Metaflux - 9th International Biennial of Architecture in Venice (2004).