It is likely that the government had grandiose plans for that region.
As the claimant to China's political and cultural heritage, they have built in a grandiose classical style.
Though the facade was listed and couldn't be altered, the inside had not been decorated in the grandiose style of some of its neighbours.
Sheridan's initial misgivings about involvement with theatre soon gave way to grandiose ambition.
Most grandiose of all was his plan to convert a small fishing village called Jerudong into a playground both for the royal family and tourists.
It, like so many other grandiose schemes of the mid-1990s, has been cut down to size by the crisis.
So much for grandiose plans to transform Europe into the world's most dynamic and competitive economy by 2010.
Now not all sequencing projects are carried out on such grandiose scales as the genome projects.
His successes are commemorated in a number of grandiose effigies, triumphal arches, vast frescoes and victory columns.
We always tend to forget the simple fact that we can make no progress if a majority of us remain unaffected by our grandiose developmental efforts.