DIVA Day 2014


The First DIVA Day Student Competition!

Deadline September 6, 2014

$750 Award for the winner!

Click link for more details.

DIVA Day is heading West!

We are pleased to announce that the 3rd DIVA Day will be held on October 2, 2014 in Seattle, Washington! Click the image above for more information!


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.


DIVA 2.0 New Features

DIVA 2.0 Press Release


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Trouble running the Update

Started by Daniel Müllner in DIVA-Rhino (version 2.0). Last reply by Daniel Müllner 3 hours ago. 4 Replies

Hi there,I'm having trouble running DIVA. I used DIVA over the last couple of months but my computer crashed, so I had to reinstall it on a new PC. Everything looks fine, the DIVA toolbar shows, it tells me when my licence will expire and when I hit…Continue

Tags: Installation

Glass Layer design Optimization!

Started by Mahdi Soheyli Fard in DIVA-Rhino (version 2.0). Last reply by Mahdi Soheyli Fard 20 hours ago. 4 Replies

Hi there,I am actually looking for a scenario! Yup! Looking for a scenario which makes me heading toward glass layer optimization through the project special form. How you will act if you wanna do some thing like selecting the material of your…Continue

Tags: design, layer, Optimization, Glass, Thermal

Raditation Map Odd Results

Started by Blair Dargusch in DIVA-Rhino (version 2.0). Last reply by Blair Dargusch 22 hours ago. 4 Replies

Hello,I have a screen in my Rhino model, and in daylight simulations I can see that it is shading the roof of the rest of the building. However, when I run a radiation simulation, to show less of a heat…Continue

Error occurs when assigning material or running metrics (VBScript Error: file not found Line 27 char:1)

Started by Bo Zhang in DIVA-Rhino (version 2.0). Last reply by Mette Risager yesterday. 8 Replies

Hi,there.My system is Win 7 64-bit. And my rhino version is 5.0. I installed the 64-bit version of DIVA 2.0.This is the first time to use DIVA to do solar analysis. The commands Location and Nodes work well, but whenever I click Material or Metrics,…Continue

Thermal Simulation

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

Hello,This is my first thermal simulation attempt. All geometry is a single plane, and there are only 3 material layers. I get the error message below (see jpeg attachment). My "glass" might not be accurately modeled; it doesn't intersect with the…Continue

visualization - empty geometry

Started by maayan brayer in DIVA-Rhino (version 2.0). Last reply by Bshara Rezik yesterday. 4 Replies

Hi,I'm having trouble when i send a visualization image. I'm getting a flat beige colred image instead of the geometry. I've seen previous responses (OBJ definition, etc), which, i think, i did set properly. But still ... no image.I tried to…Continue


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