Definitions for "Green design"
a design, usually architectural, conforming to environmentally sound principles of building, material and energy use. A green building, for example, might make use of solar panels, skylights, and recycled building materials.
Design that is environmentally conscious and responsible.
A design system created to produce energy efficient buildings and components, low in contaminant emissions, and with a significant use of eco-friendly and recyclable materials, etc., to facilitate livable communities.