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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IES file not found

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

I've downloaded an IES file to place luminars for a luminace study. The IES componant is not accepting the file path. Any suggestions?Thanks,RaulandContinue

Grid problems with curved flat surfaces

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

Hi everyone,I have problems to create an accurate grid of flat curved surfaces like ellipsoids etc. I always get some mesh parts extending the actual shape. Has someone an idea how to fix it ?Best, MarkusContinue

Radiance parameters

Started by Cindy Lei in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Jon Sargent on Thursday. 1 Reply

Dear all,Currently I am trying to understand the influence of the Radiance parameters in Diva4.I have used the different quality options (lowest, low, medium and high) and self defined Radiance parameters to see the difference in the result for the…Continue

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Error Running Daytime Simulations

Started by Vivian Teng in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0) on Thursday. 0 Replies

Hello,I seem to be having problems runnin daylight simulations on DIVA. This is the error message that pops up and I can't seem to figure out why.Continue

License Error

Started by Rauland Schaat in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by ayako fuji on Thursday. 1 Reply

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

Archsim library causing simulation errors after new install

Started by Michael Gibson in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Rauland Schaat Sep 18. 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


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