DIVA DAY 2016

We are pleased to announce that the registration for DIVA Day 2016 is now open. DIVA Days is an annual symposium to discuss the use of DIVA and associated environmental analysis tools in design practice, research and architectural education. More

We're also holding a third annual DIVA Day Student Competition, with a $1500 prize! 

Welcome

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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Metrics not working after Windows10 upgrade

Started by Gustavo Brunelli in DIVA-Rhino (version 3.0). Last reply by Gustavo Brunelli 18 hours ago. 3 Replies

Hi,I've just upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and the DIVA Metrics button on the Rhino toolbar is not working. All other buttons work, including the LoadMetrics function, but the Metrics button gives me a VBScript runtime error in the image…Continue

1. Solution exception:Value cannot be null. Parameter name: collection

Started by Dan Weissman in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Dan Weissman yesterday. 8 Replies

I get this error with DA calc in grasshopper when i try to set some of the windows to have shades. still writes .ill files and shading profiles, but doesn't show grid.any thoughts?Continue

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Direct Glare - missing dir file

Started by Sian Willmott in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by J. Alstan Jakubiec yesterday. 1 Reply

Hi,I'm trying to work out the direct glare in a number of rooms but when I run a climate based metric (daylight autonomy for example) with concept shading, there doesn't seem to be a .dir file generated. Are there any other files that I could use to…Continue

Modelling perforated screens for thermal analysis

Started by Abigail Chi in DIVA-Rhino (version 3.0). Last reply by J. Alstan Jakubiec yesterday. 1 Reply

HiI am trying to simulate a perforated solar screen (no thickness) which be located 5mm in front of a facade with a WWR 100%. The perforated solar screen will have different configurations. For example, one screen have 392 circular holes and a…Continue

The pipe has been ended

Started by Nassim Jamali in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Nassim Jamali yesterday. 10 Replies

Hello,I've been trying the latest version of DIVA 4.0I want to congratulate you on the big improvement that you provided to the tool. Great work!I was running through the examples you've put. Whenever I've been trying to run the visualization tool,…Continue

Simple model taking forever to run low quality point-in-time visualization

Started by Rauland Schaat in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by Jon Sargent on Thursday. 5 Replies

I have a model that is fairly simple geometry wise, but it is taking forever to run even a point-in-time visualization on the lowest quality setting. I've spend the past couple days adjusting the model/materials/parameters to try to identify what…Continue

 
 
 

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