Alaap, a Bengali word meaning casual conversation, is a regular forum of the Department for discussions on architectural and allied fields. It mostly takes place on Tuesday afternoons at the premise of, Department of Architecture in the Seminar room in BUET Auditorium Complex. Alaap aims at broadening the sphere of academic activity beyond the classroom. As such, this informal forum complements the academic curriculum and acts as a vehicle for the exchange of ideas and information. Slide shows and lectures by teachers, professionals and related experts are being delivered in Aalap; discussions that follow are enthusiastically participated by all. Speakers of international and national repute with diversified experience and expertise have delivered lectures through this forum.