‘No need to make it weird’: reveal of Indonesia’s Garuda-inspired design for state palace mocked online

Indonesia’s ambitious US$33 billion project to build a new capital in Borneo is facing a wave of criticism after an initial design for the new state palace revealed that it will be surrounded by the wings of a giant Garuda statue, the mythological bird that is the country’s national emblem.The design by Nyoman Nuarta, Indonesia’s top sculptor, was showcased by national development planning minister Suharso Monoarfa in a now-deleted Instagram post last week. It depicted a palatial complex…

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