MASTER definitionarchitecture, noun
totality of fundamental concepts or properties of a system in its environment embodied in its discrete parts and relationships, and in the principles of its design and evolution
Another definitionarchitecture of a system-of-interest, noun
description why this system-of-interest is designed as shown in its blueprint
Such a description must be
- computer-executable (i.e. formalised)
- understandable by all the stakeholders of the system-of-interest
A blueprint of a system-of-interest is only one of the architecture description viewpoints.