The architect helps you to instantly upgrade recently conquered or bought bases to a certain amount of points. This way you save yourselves the manual process of building up small bases.
The feature will only be displayed for recently conquered or bought bases which have not reached a certain limit of points yet (100 Points). Also the functionality will just by displayed in new conquered or bought bases when the player has 10 bases or more. The feature does upgrade the base automatically until that limit is reached, increasing the levels of buildings and researches. The usage of the feature requires water canister.
The feature is only available for a few hours after the new base has been acquired.