An Indian state wants to build a modern city that looks like an ancient kingdom from a Bollywood blockbuster — Quartz

In the early 1950s, when Kengal Hanumanthaiah was chief minister of Mysore, a Russian delegation visited Bangalore. On being taken around the city, some of the Russian members repeatedly asked him: “Have you no architecture of your own? The ones you have are all European buildings.” This admonishment motivated Hanumanthaiah to envision an indigenous model…

via An Indian state wants to build a modern city that looks like an ancient kingdom from a Bollywood blockbuster — Quartz

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