The following pages give more background information:
Visual impressions on residencies and projects are given in a page with videos (mostly links with the Youtube channel: Pt OBRAS). For information on events see Events; upcoming and past.
Foundation OBRAS is near to a marble region. Several artists used marble or the quarries for their projects. Much more information is given on another website of OBRAS: Art & Marble. A first impression is given on the page Marble projects .
Some birds and plants around the house are mentioned in local nature. And here is a summarized history of the house. In case you are interested in prehistory in the region visit the page Megalithic Monuments.
For the local climate: check temperature and rainfall.
Travel information and a map is in how do I get to OBRAS Portugal.