Founded in 2002 by Mark Foster Gage and Marc Clemenceau Bailly, Gage / Clemenceau Architects is at the forefront of a new generation of architects working to combine architectural practice with the innovative use of today's emerging technologies. The work of the firm has been exhibited internationally at venues including the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City, the Museum of the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Deutsches Architektur Zentrum in Berlin. Recently, Gage / Clemenceau Architects was selected as one of the architecture firms to represent the United States in the 2010 Beijing International Biennale. The firm has won numerous awards including being named an "Avant Guardians" of architecture, by Surface Magazine in 2010, and was nominated as one of thirteen firms, internationally, for the inaugural Ordos Prize in Architecture in 2009. Gage / Clemenceau Architects was also a winner of the New York Architectural League’s Young Architects Forum in 2008, was a finalist for the MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program in 2007, and received the AIA New Practices Award, by the American Institute of Architect’s New York Chapter in 2006.
The work of Gage / Clemenceau Architects has been featured in media and press venues including the New York Times, USA Today, Vogue, Wired, Surface and Fox News, as well as in numerous books internationally. The design work of the firm was included in the 2009 compendium, Icons of Graphic Design, which includes the “most influential designs and designers from 1900 to the present.” In 2008 Gage / Clemenceau Architects was commissioned to produce the first public art project for Times Square in Manhattan, which was the subject of a documentary by the filmmaker Peter Dippery. Gage / Clemenceau Architects currently employs nine designers and is located in the Lower East Side of New York City.