ISO/IEC/IEEE 42010 defines architecture framework and specifies requirements on architecture frameworks.
conventions, principles and practices for the description of architectures established within a specific domain of application and/or community of stakeholders
An architecture framework conforms to the International Standard (IS) when it specifies:
During the development of ISO/IEC/IEEE 42010, a number of existing frameworks were examined. Here is a table of recent, known frameworks with brief descriptions and links to further information.
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