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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Unable to select planar surfaces through nodes.

Started by Rasikha in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by Lorrany Mendes 7 hours ago. 1 Reply

Hi,After exporting the sketchup model, I assigned the layers in Diva. While assigning nodes, the planar surfaces are not getting selected. Without assigning nodes I will not be able to simulate my model for daylight analysis.Kindly assist me to…Continue

Sun Path Grasshopper component

Started by Shihab Naeem in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Shihab Naeem 9 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hello,the grasshopper sunpath component doesn't work on Rhino 6.  Is there a way to fix this?  Attached are screen shots.  Thanks, ShihabContinue

Best way to simulate Shade material with a percentage of air-permeability?

Started by Luciano in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Luciano yesterday. 2 Replies

Hi All,I wonder if it is possible to simulate a material (a panel over a wall at a certain distance) with a specific percentage of air-permeability, or is better modelling a mesh?Here just an example:…Continue

Tags: fabric, energy, textile, perforated, material


Started by Elliehan in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) on Thursday. 0 Replies

Dear Sir, DIVA for Grasshopper works well, but I kept getting this error when I am running DIVA for Rhino. Could you help me to resolve this error?Thank youEllie Continue

Quick recovery for EDB to PST.

Started by john jorge in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by keithperez65@gmail.com Nov 6. 1 Reply

 If your EDB file got corrupted and you need to recover data from EDB file, so just download EdbMails EDB recovery tool. Recover EDB to PST file along with its data, properties and attachment. EdbMails successfully recovers mailbox from EDB files,…Continue

Cant get ArchSim library editor to open in grasshopper

Started by Minu Agarwal in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) Nov 6. 0 Replies

Dear All,We are a large group of users of Archsim (in a class). Some folks are able to use the library editor to open in grasshopper (like Figure 1) but some others cant and thus have to work via CSV files which could be error-prone especially while…Continue


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