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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Reload previous simulation data

Started by Rauland Schaat in DIVA-Grasshopper (Classic). Last reply by Frank Gergaud on Monday. 5 Replies

I have run multiple point-in-time illuminance calc-grids in DIVA for Grasshopper. I have saved the files in separate folders. Is there anyway to reload previous calc-grid simulations in grasshopper/DIVA? I am trying to automate the generation of…Continue

BIM object not seen in the visualization

Started by Nil Kutlar Eskin in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) on Friday. 0 Replies

Hello everyone,I have installed a BIM object to my file. Although all the layers are unhidden and unlocked, I do not see the object in the visualization. I have also assigned material to the object.What would be the reason for that?Thanks,NilContinue

Annual aglare evaluation

Started by bahar in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0) Oct 10. 0 Replies

Hi everybodyI have run an annual glare simulation for a critical point in an open office. I define a view point, and run annual glare in two states adaptive visual comfort. there is more glare in the state of "user can not adopt" than in the state…Continue

.rad file reading

Started by Nil Kutlar Eskin in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) Oct 10. 0 Replies

Hello,I m trying to read the material .rad file. How can I do that?Continue


Started by Federico in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0) Oct 9. 0 Replies

Hi, i'm a master student and for my thesis i was developing a fixed shading system (that should be quite free form, or anyway not standard) for a facade for which i wanted to use something like shaderade which  on the internet seems to have been…Continue

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Archsim library causing simulation errors after new install

Started by Michael Gibson in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Timur Dogan Oct 5. 13 Replies

I upgraded my DIVA installation recently, and right away noticed an issue with the Archsim libraries in Grasshopper. When I launch the Archsim library component, instead of seeing the dialogue box I get the window (attached) and can't get any…Continue


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