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. More information on marble related projects is given on other pages of this website.
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.