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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Cannot run DIVA Climate Based Simulation

Started by Dylan Lee in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by Dylan Lee 2 hours ago. 4 Replies

I'm trying to run a climate base simulation in order to later do a thermal analysis but I'm getting the error message below.…Continue

sun path questions

Started by kerberg in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by kerberg 9 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hello forum - For the Sun path;Is there a way to make the compass not comprised of dotted lines?This looks quite bad in my screen captures for presentations?Also is there a way to hide the sun lines and compass when they are behind rhino…Continue

Diva liscence

Started by Nour Traboulsi in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by J. Alstan Jakubiec 16 hours ago. 1 Reply

HiI have my students license, I saved it and I have DIVA-4.0.I followed his instructions but now it says my license is expired although in the mail it says I have until January 2017.How can I fix this?Continue

Installed but no function

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

Hi,I recently installed DIVA 4.0 on an educational license. The tool bar showed up in Rhino but when pushed it just writes "Unknown Command" in the command line. No components are shown in Grasshopper even though the .gh files are put in the…Continue

Diva Toolbar

Started by Sandy Houck in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by J. Alstan Jakubiec yesterday. 3 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

Problems to upload students license and update to DIVA-4.0

Started by Leonard Kern in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by J. Alstan Jakubiec on Monday. 4 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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