DIVA Day 2014

Announcing the winner of the first DIVA Day Student Competition:

Salma El Ahmar
Sapienza University of Rome

Congratulations Salma!

And congratulations to our first runner-up:

Niloufar Emami of The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


our second runner-up team:

Justin Schwartzoff, Nicole Peterson and Michael Gilbride of The University of Washington IDL

See their winning entries here!

Thank you to all of the students who submitted their work and

everyone who attended DIVA Day 2014! Seattle was a success!

The presentations from the day of the conference website are online now!


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.

The DIVA 3.0 Alpha version has been released!

Update: A beta version has been released (, which extends the license until November 15.


Presentations and audio from DIVA Day 2014 have been posted!

DIVA 2.0 New Features

DIVA 2.0 Press Release


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Radiation Map - falsecolor2 error

Started by Mark Glavan in DIVA-Rhino (version 2.0). Last reply by J. Alstan Jakubiec 8 minutes ago. 5 Replies

Hi DIVA,I'm trying to do a radiation map simulation and I keep getting the following error when i get to wxFalsecolour: falsecolor2 error:Division by zeroif: range errorif: range errorif: range error I'm getting this in all models. I went back to a…Continue

Microsoft VB Script runtime error

Started by Ben Tinklenberg in DIVA-Rhino (version 3.0). Last reply by J. Alstan Jakubiec 10 hours ago. 1 Reply

Hi,I am trying to run a radiation map on a windows for an exterior.I had previously run the file for the floor daylight autonomy map and a useful daylight illuminance.Then I got an error:Microsoft VBScript runtime errorSubscript out of range:…Continue

Error DIVA/Rhino, climate-base is not working "No LIGHTING SOURCES FOUND" ????

Started by Shahab Din in DIVA-Rhino (version 2.0). Last reply by J. Alstan Jakubiec 14 hours ago. 6 Replies

Hi allAfter run the climate-base simulation, in cmd window show an error about " No LIGHTING SOURCES FOUND ". What is this error? How can set the lighting sources in that simulation?Please help me ......…Continue

Zone breps do not form a single closed volume (JoinBreps returned a non-solid object).

Started by mustafa teksoy in DIVA-Grasshopper. Last reply by Jon Sargent 21 hours ago. 1 Reply

Hi,I am trying to run a thermal analysis on a parametric model generated in GH. The model is composed of surfaces, material properties are attained on individual surfaces and then connected to Viper component. (Attached is a screenshot.) When the…Continue

Unexpected file, CD audio track, from daylight grid-based analysis

Started by Anna Maria Atzeri in DIVA-Rhino (version 3.0). Last reply by Anna Maria Atzeri on Wednesday. 2 Replies

Hallo everybody,I launched a DIVA simulation for an open space office with detailed dynamic shading control and I expected to find two .ill files: one for the shaded case and one for the unshaded ones, as for the DGP. But at the end of the…Continue


Started by Joseph Nassif in DIVA-Rhino (version 2.0). Last reply by J. Alstan Jakubiec on Tuesday. 4 Replies

hallo everyone, i am just new comer here :)i am having the following problem, i don't know why...i am still on test version for rhino 5 and diva 2.0check attached file, it is poped up every time i need to assign materials....any helpful hint? did i…Continue


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