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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Long processing in AnnualDaylight component when reading many files

Started by Michael Luczak in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Michael Luczak on Friday. 2 Replies

Hello,I am relatively new to using DIVA for analysis (or any analysis software for that matter) and I am having trouble loading many AnnualDaylight files for reviewing the Data in the Grid Viewer.I ran the AnnualDaylight component in "Write Only"…Continue

Tags: .dlt, read data, AnnualDaylight

wall air gap

Started by Francesca Pagliaro in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0) on Friday. 0 Replies

Hi all,I have a question about the “Detailed Glazing Construction assembley” in the Materials and Constructions Section.…Continue

There is a problem with the simulation value of heating and cooling energy of archsim.

Started by jaeyeol kim in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0) on Friday. 0 Replies

I am studying archsim.I see the tutorial video and apply it to my project. We did an energy usage analysis per hour. However, some values were derived as "0". I set the schedule to "occoffice". Therefore, I think that data between 8 and 19 can not…Continue

Tags: simulation, energy, diva, archsim

Transparent Grid

Started by Doaa Alsharif in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Doaa Alsharif on Thursday. 2 Replies

Hi All,I want to show my grids in perspective but the backface of the grid is black.Is there a way to make it transparent?Thanks …Continue

energy assessment

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

Hi all,previous DIVA used to be able energy analysis using a component called viper.I am using version 4.0 now and I could not find Viper nor any component to analyse energy consumption.any recommendations in this regards?Continue

Tags: canalysis, energy, viper

Problem with diva student license

Started by Sherry Win Naing in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0) on Thursday. 0 Replies

Hi, My trial version for diva has expired and I registered for a student license for diva and it's said to wait 2-3 days for license to update. I waited 5 days and can't open anyway. There's an error with loading diva. Here's what its say when I try…Continue


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