Diva Day 2017

October 27

UC Berkeley

Register now for DIVA Day 2017! DIVA Day is an annual symposium to discuss the use of DIVA and associated environmental analysis tools in design practice, research and architectural education.


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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Started by Inês Maria Mira Martinho in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Inês Maria Mira Martinho yesterday. 11 Replies

Good afternoon, I would like to know how I can export materials from (http://www.lighting-materials.com/) and use in…Continue

Diva Professional License Error !

Started by ghost_D in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Jon Sargent yesterday. 1 Reply

I purchased the Diva Professional license and placed diva.lic in the Diva folder according to the instructions in the email.However, Grasshopper's Diva components are still marked as expired. I still have to reboot my computer. What should I do?I…Continue

Perez Model

Started by Ivan Poon in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by Ivan Poon on Monday. 2 Replies

May I ask whether the coefficients (sky clearance and brightness) of the Perez model would be adjusted when I chose a different location (weather profile)? Or only the sun hour and other climatic profiles would change if I chose a different…Continue

Maximum nodes

Started by Ivan Poon in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Ivan Poon on Monday. 2 Replies

May I ask what is the maximum number of nodes I can have for one model? Also, what is the maximum size for a node I can have? Thanks.Continue

Annual glare analysis to calculate annual DGP

Started by Niloufar in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Jon Sargent on Monday. 4 Replies

Hello,I am trying to do an annual glare analysis by defining three series that cover all the months, days and occupied hours of a year. However, it's not working and is outputting only 30 values. Is this the right way to initiate the annual glare…Continue


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

Hi!I’m making a simulation using DIVA, but when I click in ‘metrics’, it shows a message: “Source: Run-time error Microsoft VBScriptError: File not foundLine: 716Char: 3Code:” What I have to do for complete the simulation?Thank you.…Continue


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