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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Diva4 Grasshopper license issue

Started by Cheney in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Michael Gibson 6 hours ago. 17 Replies

Our company bought Diva4 by using server license. Recently I came across the error message in grasshopper environment as follows. All the components in Rhino could be used. Any solution? Thanks!   …Continue

what is the U-value of double pane glazing which is accessed through ArchSim library?

Started by Niloufar in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Michael Gibson yesterday. 1 Reply

Hello,I conducted some simulations a while ago and now that I am writing a paper on it, I am going back to find the U-value of the glazing that I used for my simulation. I saved a screenshot of the settings (attached) but I cannot find the U-value…Continue

Boudaries of UDI definition

Started by Daniela Cardoso Laudares Pereira in DIVA-Rhino (version 3.0). Last reply by Arthur Mani on Tuesday. 6 Replies

Hi experts,Is it possible to change in DIVA  the boundaries of UDI definition, i.e. ranges of UDI 300-3000, instead of UDI 100-2000?Thank you in advance!DanielaContinue

The pipe has been ended

Started by Nassim Jamali in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by nor Sep 8. 12 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

Glare Simulation Run Failed - Filtering Error

Started by Phillip Kuehne in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by Nima Forouzandeh Shahraki Aug 24. 2 Replies

Hi,I'm getting the following error when trying to run a glare simulation. Rhino and GH files are attached.Any help would be much appreciated.[ 1. Batch file written to directory:C:\Users\pkuehne\Documents\DIVA\GH_Data\glare_test\GlareRun…Continue

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Started by Daniela Pires in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0) Aug 15. 0 Replies

Diva Team,I need to simulate Spatial daylight Autonomy(sDA) to 200 Lux. However in this simulation type there is no option to change the iluminance target as in Daylight Autonomy(DA) simulation. Is the target iluminance can be changed in sDA…Continue


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