Only for a while, though, and only until the writer's grandiose design becomes evident, whereupon the enterprise erupts in a spatter of gravel.
But like so many of Leonardo's grandiose designs, it came to nothing.
For Wright, the plan was one of a handful of grandiose, outsize designs produced in the later part of his career.
The Single European Act started as a grandiose design and ended up as a workmanlike blueprint for a free market.
It is observed elsewhere how his unfortunate mother had been used by Henry I in his immensely grandiose designs.
Moreover, the city did not have sufficient funds for such a grandiose design.
The world would remember then that the whole grandiose design had originated with him.
The main hall and lobby area only showed traces of their former grandiose design with modernist elements replacing the Beaux-Arts style.
Boullée's fondness for grandiose designs has caused him to be characterized as both a megalomaniac and a visionary.
For a while, the club should resist eulogising about their many grandiose designs, notably a new stadium and training complex.