Announcing the winner of the first DIVA Day Student Competition:
And congratulations to our first runner-up:
Niloufar Emami of The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
our second runner-up team:
Justin Schwartzoff, Nicole Peterson and Michael Gilbride of The University of Washington IDL
Thank you to all of the students who submitted their work and
everyone who attended DIVA Day 2014! Seattle was a success!
The presentations from the day of the conference website are online now!
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 Metrics, Annual and Individual Time Step Glare Analysis, LEED and CHPS Daylighting Compliance, and Single Thermal Zone Energy and Load Calculations.
The DIVA 3.0 Alpha version has been released!
Update: A beta version has been released (126.96.36.199), which extends the license until November 15.
Presentations and audio from DIVA Day 2014 have been posted!
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