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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Simple Daylight Analysis not working

Started by Erik Sven Broberg in DIVA-Grasshopper. Last reply by Alf Nielsen 55 minutes ago. 11 Replies

I am student trying to use daylight metrics, however it is not working. Attached is my definition which copies the tutorial example. If anyone can shine some light, that would be much appreciated.  Also, I am guessing the grasshopper version is…Continue

Missing GenericTranslucent Material in DIVA for GH

Started by Reinhardt Swart in DIVA-Grasshopper. Last reply by J. Alstan Jakubiec 1 hour ago. 4 Replies

Hey guys,Does anyone know why the GenericTranslucent materials is not an option that can be assigned to BREPS in DIVA for Grasshopper?  The material is an option of the DIVA toolbar but seems to missing from the directory when using Grasshopper.Any…Continue

Tags: missing, brep, diva, generictranslucent, material

Scripting Error. Running Diva for first time.

Started by John Cullen in DIVA-Rhino (version 2.0) 2 hours ago. 0 Replies

I'm Running the latest version of Diva on the latest version of Windows 7 64bit using the latest build of Rhino. I get all the way through setting up my models location, materials, visualisation mode, and at the end of the process get the…Continue

Using Radiation Maps to determine shading requirements

Started by Lara Kaiserian in DIVA-Rhino (version 2.0). Last reply by mohamed.aly 13 hours ago. 13 Replies

This isn't really a software question but more a question about the application of the software tools to a design.In the description for Radiation Maps, it says, "This is a powerful tool that can be used on an urban or building scale to identify…Continue

Tags: shading, maps, radiation

After some study "Metrics" icon doesn't work :/

Started by M-Moazzeni in DIVA-Rhino (version 2.0). Last reply by M-Moazzeni 19 hours ago. 7 Replies

hi every body thanks DIVA team for your great program :) recently i saw a weird error in my rhino after 1-2 daylight simulation with diva  a "metric" icon  doesn't work, also right click on the icon..and some other such as "Save As" in rhino…Continue

Error when trying to run visualization Simulation

Started by Anne Kopf in DIVA-Rhino (version 2.0). Last reply by J. Alstan Jakubiec yesterday. 1 Reply

I'm very new to this program and when trying to run a visualization simulation, I receive this error message:Please help! Thanks.…Continue


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