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Maya Somaiya Library in Kopargaon, India, by (sP+a)

Architect: SameepPadora + Associates (sP+a) Project team: SameepPadora, Vami Seth Koticha, Archita Banerjee, ManasiPunde, AparnaDhareshwar Structural engineer: Sameer Sawant (foundation design); Rhino Vault, VivekGarg (superstructure) Photographs: Edmund Sumner   Maya Somaiya Library reaffirms engineer David Billington’s remarks regarding the tenets…