CAA’s constitution sets the aim of the organisation as ‘The advancement of Architecture throughout the Commonwealth, and the acquisition of knowledge of the various arts and sciences connected therewith’. In particular; promoting co-operation between members and other equivalent organisations; ensuring the maximum contribution of architects to the wellbeing of society; and encouraging activities on a regional basis.
The activities of CAA involve:
NETWORKING AND COMMUNICATION
Sharing built environment knowledge in member countries through a network of individuals.
ADVANCING AND INFLUENCING THE PROFESSION
Co-operating with the Commonwealth and other multinational bodies, promoting the contribution of the profession, making architects aware of global issues and trends.
Channelling support to smaller and less developed communities of architects.