Diva Day 2016

September 30

University of Toronto



Register now for DIVA Day 2016! DIVA Day is an annual symposium to discuss the use of DIVA and associated environmental analysis tools in design practice, research and architectural education. We're also holding a third annual DIVA Day Student Competition, with a $1500 prize!  Due date has been extended to September 3.


What is DIVA-for-Rhino?

DIVA-for-Rhino is a highly optimized daylighting and energy modeling plug-in for the Rhinoceros - NURBS modeler. The plug-in was initially developed at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University and is now distributed and developed by Solemma LLC. DIVA-for-Rhino allows users to carry out a series of environmental performance evaluations of individual buildings and urban landscapes including Radiation Maps, Photorealistic Renderings, Climate-Based Daylighting MetricsAnnual and Individual Time Step Glare Analysis, LEED and CHPS Daylighting Compliance, and Single Thermal Zone Energy and Load Calculations.


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Setting Minimum Illuminance Level for Annual Daylight Component

Started by Choo Thian Siong in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Jon Sargent 21 hours ago. 1 Reply

Hi DIVA team and all,I am currently using DIVA 4, would like to know how to set the minimum illuminance level for daylight autonomy simulation. Thanks in advance.Best RegardsSiongContinue

Problems to upload students license and update to DIVA-4.0

Started by Leonard Kern in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by Ahmad Kotbi on Wednesday. 2 Replies

Hello everybodyWhen I got my students license, Alstan told me how to save the license and how to update to DIVA-4.0.So I followed his instructions but I got some trouble. I renamed the old folder for DIVA-3.0. and installed the the download (…Continue

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Archsim does not come with the full package of components

Started by Mihail Todorov in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Mihail Todorov on Tuesday. 2 Replies

Hi all,I installed the new DIVA 4 + Archsim (I uninstalled the previous versions of both), but for some reason I do not get all components of Archsim in Grasshopper. Does anyone know what could the problem be?…Continue

Window Errors

Started by Sandy Houck in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) on Monday. 0 Replies

This is my first attempt at adding shades in a diva/grasshopper model and I am getting some errors.  Hoping for some guidance!The Window Viewer is giving me the following error:"Input parameter Window failed to collect data."Also note there is an…Continue

Format Failure

Started by Elliot G in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Timur Dogan on Monday. 1 Reply

Having some issues with ArchSim. I plugged in some new geometry to a previously working definition with some minor modifications. Some of the components went red and have the following error:1. Solution exception:Method not found: 'Void…Continue

Diva Toolbar

Started by Sandy Houck in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) on Monday. 0 Replies

My Diva toolbar is not loading automatically in rhino when I open it.  I am having to drag the .rui file into rhino every time I open it.  Is there something I need to do to lock it in?I have rhino Version 5 SR12 64-bit(5.12.50810.13095,…Continue


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