Ya, I know what you mean. WTF happened to the Plaza? The old design had the plaza in mind.I like the design, those massive roads around it are crap though. This is clearly not going to be a walkable city. I noticed the same landscaping with most designs that have been posted here. I thought it was going to be adjacent to the Council of Ministers. This suggests that the location will be an island surrounded by roads and parking.
True, I really hate the Island.Maybe this render only depicts the design of the building itself. The U/C pics of the cabinet building suggest that they've stayed true to the original location shown in the 5+ UDC render, with the plaza. The other alternative is that they moved the parliament building somewhere else since they abandoned the original crescent design.