The environmental design program involves an approach of planning consumer products and industrial processes that are economically sustainable and intelligent, for both humans and the environment. The program entails the study of sustainably maintaining and utilizing the environment resources. It is put in place to create a awareness and knowledge of issue which influence the design of built environments. This study also accentuates the general research and the design research in areas that entail design innovation, environmental sustainability, design strategy, and technologies as well as the histories and theories behind the designs.
From the program, the achievements by past individuals with environmental design, past mistakes committed, challenges, and solutions to the built environment are also comprehensively discussed. The programs also incorporates art, where it integrates different disciplines with artistic characteristics such as urban planning, humanities, landscape design, and technology allocations, with a need for providing sustainable solutions.