Diva Day 2017

October 27

UC Berkeley

Register now for DIVA Day 2017! DIVA Day is an annual symposium to discuss the use of DIVA and associated environmental analysis tools in design practice, research and architectural education.


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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Sun Path studies

Started by Ali Nasiri in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Berardo Matalucci 1 hour ago. 10 Replies

Hi there,I am doing some studies for an architectural project with multiple buildings on a non-flat site so I  was wondering if there's a way to cast shadows on a surface(s) other than regular rendered ground plane?ThanksAliContinue

DIVA student license problem

Started by Andrea Battistel in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by Gabriele Luddi on Sunday. 3 Replies

Hi,i'm having a problem with the student license. Alstan sent me the mail and i followed the instructs, but the same error is appearing every time i open Rhino. I attached here the messages. What can i do?Thank you for your help…Continue

Tags: license, diva

Glare Simulation Run Failed - Filtering Error

Started by Phillip Kuehne in DIVA-Rhino (version 4.0). Last reply by Jon Sargent on Saturday. 1 Reply

Hi,I'm getting the following error when trying to run a glare simulation. Rhino and GH files are attached.Any help would be much appreciated.[ 1. Batch file written to directory:C:\Users\pkuehne\Documents\DIVA\GH_Data\glare_test\GlareRun…Continue

Tags: error, filter, glare

Error with DIVa installation

Started by Patricia in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0) on Saturday. 0 Replies

Hi all,I tried several times to install DIVA 4 but it always fails.I could install it perfectly in my laptop which had never had a previous DIVA version. But on my PC which had DIVA 3, I cannot solve the issue. I made a registry clean after…Continue

Using DIVA+Galapagos for UDI Optimization

Started by LI YANTING in DIVA-Grasshopper (version 4.0). Last reply by Patricia on Saturday. 1 Reply

Hi, I am trying to run an optimization with multiple objectives (UDI+DGP), however, it takes really long time to run the simulation. I have just simplified to a single objective optimization, where UDI is the main focus. But my result still does not…Continue

Tags: DGP, UDI, Galapagos, DIVA, Optimization

Ground temperatures

Started by Jouri Kanters in ARCHSIM-Grasshopper (version 4.0) Feb 14. 0 Replies

I have a question about the ground temperatures.In the advanced settings of the 'run E+' component, there is a setting for the ground temperatures. Will it override the ground temperatures as specified in the weather data?Continue


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