Using polyurethane foam, fibreglass and painted plaster, Belgian artist Nick Ervinck has encased the rear of a building in Ghent by constructing a huge yellow blob. Named Cirbaots, the idea was to mask the unattractive rear of the structure whilst at the same time housing a bar for visitors to the building which includes art galleries, apartments and a hotel among its tenants. Starting with a fluid vision inspired by water, Ervinck gradually came around to the idea of fabric, cloth or a veil. “It still fells like one really big veil,” Ervinck reflects, “On one hand it’s very much a sculpture, but on the other it’s completely figurative, like a huge piece of fabric that’s glowing.” What do you think?

(via Dezeen)