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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Archsim library causing simulation errors after new install

Started by Michael Gibson in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Rauland Schaat 14 hours ago. 9 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

License Error

Started by Rauland Schaat in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) yesterday. 0 Replies

We have upgraded to Rhino 6. Rhino 6 fails to load the license. If I close out of dialogue boxes, launch grasshopper, and run DIVA through Grasshopper (which is our normal workflow anyway) everything works just fine. Any thoughts on how to resolve…Continue

Hello, I have a question about DIVA V4 daylight

Started by Huang yuyun in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0) on Sunday. 0 Replies

HI, I used DIVA for Rhin V4. When I was in the simulation, i'm run the daylight grid-based- Leed v4 sDA+ ASE, the following screen always appears. Did my computer programs conflict with each other? What's the solution?Thank you for your time, I look…Continue

Thermal zone and sub terrain level

Started by Per-Axel in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Per-Axel on Friday. 2 Replies

Hi, first off a simple question – when defining the thermal zone, what are the boundaries suppose to correspond to - the exterior facade or interior wall?I have a house model situated on a sub terrain, meaning a "half-cellar" where the back wall is…Continue

Tags: terrain, level, sub, definition, zone

Hardware Requirements

Started by Rauland Schaat in Uncategorized Sep 12. 0 Replies

What are the recommended hardware spec's for running DIVA? What would be really great spec's? My desktop at work is struggling to run the simulations.Thanks,RaulandContinue

visualization problem please

Started by wojibae in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0) Sep 10. 0 Replies

I don't know what is wrong.I assigned materials and choose Boston as a location.However, when I tried to click metrics and visualize at basic form there is nothing on the screen.please help me.…Continue


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