“the condition of being known or talked about by many people, especially on account of notable achievements“.
America is absolutely obsessed with celebrity status. We’ve created a culture where people will do whatever it takes to be popular or famous. Less and less is the idea of fame connected to talent or notable achievements but more so acts of self expression to just get noticed that whether they are honourable or despicable. A great example is the Kardashian family.
These figures have obtained a massive following in culture simply by controlling the press and opening up their lives through reality TV. However, no Famene in this family necessarily obtains a serious talent, gift or has done any great achievements to gain their popularity. Essentially, many Americans across the board are willing to do what it take for a shot at Fame, which has even become more intense now with the advent of Social Media.
I discovered that Belgium produces the greatest variety of bricks in the world. No wonder if you look at our landscapes. If France have their famous "Pierre de France", Belgian has bricks. They are part of the Belgian landscape and and defines it. Architects like "de Vylder Vinck Tallieu" have been playing with this common artefacts and been able to bring a modern aspect to it. Its also something thats unites both north and south of the country, generally divided by languages