Any given Sunday This spring, we’ve launched “Sunday at Le Peschiere” in Manciano, Maremma. Every Sunday, the event begins with an aperitivo at 1.00 and lunch at 1.30. At 3.00, there’s the highpoint of the occasion, possibly a concert, but not necessarily.

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The Conferences of Maremma.TV


Le Peschiere is the home of Maremma.TV, producer of the The Maremma Conferences. In 2015 there were 15 Maremma Conferences, some at Le Peschiere, and others elsewhere including EXPO in Milan. They offer a platform for the exchange of ideas and for open dialogue between the widest variety of participants, including those whose voices might not […]

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Truth is Beauty


The final event of Maremma.TV of 2105 was the Maremma Lecture given by Sergio Rizzo, Editorialist of the Il Corriere della Sera, with the title Truth is Beauty from Keats’ Ode to a Grecian Urn. It took place in the Town Hall of Manciano during an event in memory of Gemma Detti, artist and architect.

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Going public


My very first post as the website gets ready for its launch. I’m resident in Italy, but I am not a citizen. This is no great problem, other than for the fact that I cannot stand for public office. Now for the good news … I cannot stand or public office.

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What makes a City a Conscious City?

Conscious Cities


If Conscious Cities means hard-wiring "contemporary theories" into the built environment, that is not consciousness, it's condescension.

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The author

Richard Harris

Richard Harris Richard Harris has lived and worked in Italy since 1989. His home is Le Peschiere, which his wife, the architect Gemma Detti, restored in 1994 ...

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