More background information:
Visual impressions on residencies and projects are given on a page with videos (mostly links with the Youtube channel: Pt OBRAS).
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 onthe page how do I get to OBRAS Portugal.