The department is an institutional member of Builders Association of India (BAI), Angamaly Centre since 2017. One of the major activities that the department has undertaken is organising a build expo, NIRMAN. This build expo is organised by the department for the public, hosted outside the campus. The first build expo was organised in the year 2017, NIRMAN 2k17. This was followed by similar events in the year 2018 and 2019. In addition to exhibition stalls, invited talks are also organised for the benefit of the community and students.