Roger Taillibert

Roger Taillibert (21 January 1926 – 3 October 2019) was a French architect, active as a designer from about 1963 to 1987.

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


Taillibert was born in Châtres-sur-Cher. He was 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]




  • 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).

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