Cafer Bozkurt was born in Istanbul in 1945 and received his architectural degree from Istanbul Technical University in 1968. Since 1971 he has run his own firm Cafer Bozkurt Architecture. The firm has worked on residential projects, resorts, recreational architecture, and cultural and educational facilities.
Cafer Bozkurt Architecture. "Profile: Bio." Accessed August 12, 2013.
12'000 man-days were necessary to renovate this 100 year old residence protected by the Committee of Antiquities. The project was aimed at restoring the house to its initial state, by demolishing later additions and taking care to use original materials and technology.