Roger Taillibert

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Montreal's Olympic Stadium
The Montreal Olympic Velodrome (1976)
Olympic Village, Montreal

Roger Taillibert (born January 21, 1926 in Châtres-sur-Cher, France) is a French architect, notable for designing the Parc des Princes in Paris and the Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Canada.[1][2]

He was appointed commander of the Légion d'Honneur, of the Ordre National du Mérite of Palmes académiques and of Arts et Lettres by the French Government.[citation needed]

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  • CBC Archives A clip from 1975 where Roger Taillibert talks about his designs for the Montreal Olympic stadium.
  • CBC Archives - A look back on legacy of the problem plagued Montreal Olympic Stadium (1999).
  • CBC Archives Roger showing his tower to reporters (end of clip).