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The Aga Khan Award for Architecture Architecture as Symbol and Self—Identity Ng The Aga Khan Award for Architecture Architecture as Symbol and Self-Identity Proceedings of Seminar Four in the series Architectural Transformations in the Islamic World Held in Fez, Morocco October 9-12, 1979 Contents Seminar Participants Introduction Renata Holod Form: A Vocabulary and Grammar of Symbols ‘Symbols and Signs in Islamic Architecture Oleg Grabar ‘Symbolism in its Regional and Con Dogan Kuban porary Context ‘The Visual Language of Symbolic Form: A Preliminary Study of Mosque Architecture Nader Ardalan ‘Comments Functio Concepts and Practice Islamic Philosophy and the Fine Arts Muhsin S, Mahal Comments Islam, Urbanism and Human Existence Today Mohammed Arkoun Comments ‘The Rab‘: A Type of Collective Housing in During the Ottoman Period André Raymond Comments ‘The View from Within Hildred Geertz Comments Fez: The Ideal and the Reality of the Islamic City Personnel of the Fez Master Plan and Editors ‘Comments R 8 8 0 1 8 @ 0 4