Reference Architecture, Architecture and Framework: which benefits?

The Value of Architecture, Reference Architecture and Architecture Framework” , the article of Adrian Grigoriu published on, is a useful introduction to the concepts of   Reference Architecture, Architecture and Architecture Framework.
Hands on definitions clarifies purposes and values of these instruments.
” There are many common sense reasons, such as predictability, repeatability, consistency, standardization etc., for the use of models, templates, standards, patterns, frameworks, reference or/and generic architectures. A class in OO (Object Oriented) is a template, for instance.
But why do we use frameworks, why do we use reference or generic architectures or, for that matter, why do we employ architecture in general are indeed different questions with different answers.
The entire article is available at the following links:

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