Diva Day 2016

September 30

University of Toronto



Register now for DIVA Day 2016! DIVA Day is an annual symposium to discuss the use of DIVA and associated environmental analysis tools in design practice, research and architectural education. We're also holding a third annual DIVA Day Student Competition, with a $1500 prize!  Due date has been extended to September 3.


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 Ian van Duivenbode in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Jam Aka 7 hours ago. 7 Replies

Hi all,So far the new gh components in DIVA 4.0 are looking great.I was hoping that there would be a capability to vary the material properties via a slider in v4.0 but doesn't look like it. e.g. vary the light transmission of glazing via a slider.…Continue

Problems with running DIVA 3 / DIVA 4 with DGP calculations

Started by Ditte Lund Beck in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Ditte Lund Beck 11 hours ago. 2 Replies

I have some troubles with calculating the DGP in my model. I need to have both DIVA 3 and DIVA 4 installed on my computer because I need them for different tasks in my study. I can see the components of both versions in grasshopper but the…Continue

Suddenly...I get 'TargetInvocationException' for Archsim components in Grasshopper

Started by Michael Gibson in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Michael Gibson 11 hours ago. 2 Replies

Anybody having new trouble with Archsim components????I have been using Archsim for a few things lately (an understatement...I'm trying to finish simulations for a paper deadline today). To my frustration, upon loading grasshopper I got…Continue

Diva grasshopper toolbar missing!

Started by Phetcharin Phongphetkul in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Jon Sargent 14 hours ago. 5 Replies

Hello My DIVA toolbar missing in grasshopper even though I've already put  DIVA.Daylight_64.ghlink in Libraries folder, reinstalled and installed either 64 bit and 32 bit of DIVA install. It's only appear Archsim.…Continue

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hi,anyone meet this problem?

Started by wang zhening in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0) 23 hours ago. 0 Replies

 hello everyone ,   I am a newer of DIVA.   when I press the daylight images-visualization- run simulation button, after a few seconds,it returns the warning in the pic.   I tryied to do everystep in the official tutorial01, and use the file it…Continue

Archsim does not come with the full package of components

Started by Mihail Todorov in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Michael Gibson yesterday. 5 Replies

Hi all,I installed the new DIVA 4 + Archsim (I uninstalled the previous versions of both), but for some reason I do not get all components of Archsim in Grasshopper. Does anyone know what could the problem be?…Continue


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