Roger Taillibert

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Montreal's Olympic Stadium
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Olympic Village, Montreal

Roger Taillibert (born 21 January 1926) is a French architect, active as a designer from about 1963 to 1987.

Taillibert is notable for designing the Parc des Princes in Paris and the Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Canada.[1][2]

Taillibert was born in Châtres-sur-Cher. He has been honored by the French government as commander of the Légion d'Honneur, commander of the Ordre National du Mérite, commander of the Ordre des Palmes Académiques and commander of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. [3]

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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).