Solemma is announcing three lighting and energy performance workshops in collaboration with the Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) conference this year in Los Angeles, USA! Please see below for the course descriptions and registration links. We are looking forward to seeing some of you in Los Angeles.Continue
After a week of silence with the download available, we would like to officially announce the release of DIVA-3.0! You may wish to view the presentation of new features from DIVA Day 2014: presentation, mp3 audio. DIVA now supports the new LEED…Continue
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In preparation for DIVA Day 2014, we are pleased to announce the alpha release of DIVA version 3.0! With this update, DIVA supports the new LEED v4 metric via IES-LM-83's sDA metric. Also electric lighting is coming to DIVA with the ability to load in and position measured electric lighting data via IES files in the DIVA GUI. Please read the information below, and then feel free to try it out. Even if your DIVA-2.0 trial is…Continue
I wanted to let you all know that I will be teaching a full-day workshop on using DIVA and daylighting analysis for architectural design. This will take place on April 3rd at this year's Rhino Day in Guadalajara, Mexico. The price is $95, which includes a day of instruction, sample models and Grasshopper scripts, and a DIVA license…
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Dear DIVA Users,
We recently released DIVA 126.96.36.199 - Beta, available for download from the Solemma webpage. Since there was never a blog post made for the DIVA 2.1 series, below is a list of the major features and bug fixes. A complete list, as always, can be seen in the last three entries of the changelog. There are…Continue
Some of you might be interested in umi, a new, Rhino-based design environment for modeling the environmental performance of neighborhoods and cities regarding operational energy use (EnergyPlus), walkability and daylighting potential (Daysim/Radiance). umi is being developed by the Sustainable Design Lab at MIT and can be downloaded from http://www.urbanmodeling.net/.
We gave an one hour overview of…
Dear DIVA users,
There is a bug with Rhinoscript in Rhino 5 SR1, released on January 29, 2013 which causes certain elements of DIVA to break. We recommend to avoid upgrading at this time and to keep the original version of Rhino included with your installation CD.
We will update this…Continue
Dear DIVA users,
We are pleased to share our latest DIVA release with you, version 188.8.131.52. Noteworthy improvements are,
We just released a new beta version of DIVA, 184.108.40.206. There will be no official version release of 220.127.116.11. If there are no serious bugs discovered in this version, it will move into a full release.
DIVA 18.104.22.168 Selected New Features
Since the unsuccessful launch of version 22.214.171.124 which caused issues for some users, we have phased in a beta period of one to two weeks for each new version of DIVA.
With this announcement comes DIVA 126.96.36.199 Beta. This new version fixes some bugs in the advanced shading module and allows effective annual glare probability to be displayed alongside occupancy, shading device status, and…Continue
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A version of DIVA has been prepared for Rhino 5 x64. This is not compatible with 32 bit versions of Rhino 4 or 5. This is relatively untested beta software.
To make DIVA work with Rhino 5, your export options must be set appropriately. To achieve this, follow the instructions…Continue