The Architecture Canvas helps you to design and understand
the IT architecture / infrastrucutre from frontend to backend.
Especially as a multi-sided model you will often face the need
for different architecture components on producers and
1. List your stakeholders from the value canvas.
2. Define needed / required interfaces for each stakeholder
3. Define the connection between interfaces and core
4. Define the core elements of your backend and data
Core elements of the canvas
• What are the main interfaces used by the
• What are the major functionalities the interface
has to provide?
02 Backend & Data
• What are the main components of the backend?
• Is there an existing platform which can be used?
• How will the data be stored?
03 API/ Connectivity
• How open the platform needs to be?
• How will the platform be connected to the