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"An architecture framework establishes a common practice for creating, interpreting, analyzing and using architecture descriptions within a particular domain of application or stakeholder community. Examples of Architecture Frameworks: MODAF, TOGAF, Kruchten's 4+1 view model, RM-ODP."
Especially the domain within a company or other organization is covered by enterprise architecture frameworks.
The Survey of Architecture Frameworks lists some of the available architecture frameworks.
- A Conceptual Model of Architecture Description, on ISO/IEC/IEEE 42010 Website
- ISO/IEC/IEEE 42010:2011 Systems and software engineering — Architecture description
- Survey of Architecture Frameworks of the ISO/IEC/IEEE 42010 website