Overall design of a building, structure, or system that unifies its components or elements into a coherent and functional whole,

  • A formal description of a system, or a detailed plan of the system at component level, to guide its

implementation (source: ISO/IEC 42010:2007).

  • The structure of components, their inter-relationships, and the principles and guidelines governing

their design and evolution over time

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See Also

Architectural Risk
Architectural Style
Architectural Pattern
Architectural Principles
Enterprise Architecture
Architecture Description Language (ADL)
Architecture Development Method (ADM)
Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Software Architecture
The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
Architecture-Driven Modernization
Design Pattern