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Two triangular office towers rising over the ground floor pedestal and oriented to the roof garden on top of the ground floor. While their north and south façades are blank against the extreme weather conditions, other diagonal façades look to richly landscaped roof gardens.
Variant Names Gazanfer Aga Külliyesi, Gazanfer Aga Medresesi, Gazanfer Agha Madrasa, currently Museum of Caricature and Humor or Cartoon Museum (Karikatür ve Mizah Müzesi)
Street Address North of the Valens Aqueduct, on Atatürk Boulevard, Fatih District
Location Istanbul, Turkey
Client Gazanfer Aga
Date late 16th c.
Style/Period Ottoman
Century 16th
Building Types educational, funerary, waterworks
Building Usage madrasa, tomb, sabil