Grasshopper

algorithmic modeling for Rhino

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DIVA for Rhino

DIVA-for-Rhino is a plugin which runs thermal, daylight, solar radiation, and glare simulations. Our goal is to bring validated environmental simulations directly to the conceptual design environments of Rhino and Grasshopper.

Website: http://www.diva4rhino.com
Location: Boston, Minneapolis, New York
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Detailed information about the material

How can i get a detailed information about the material which i selected in diva ? "construction layers , thickness, thermal resistance , color,........?…Continue

Started by Reham Ahmed Jun 20.

Null illuminance output and visualization?

Hi, I get these error messages while running visualization:1- (image file could not be found, check that the perspective viewport is active),2- also when running the illuminance, the simulation runs…Continue

Started by Dalia Hafiz Jun 12.

Fisheye Grid

Greetings,I am trying to create a fisheye shaped grid of points, I have a fisheye image and trying to lay a grid of points on it,Any thoughts on how to do it?Thanks!Continue

Started by Dalia Hafiz Mar 25.

fisheye image in DIVA GH

Hello, I was trying to get the fisheye image from DIVA Rhino in DIVA GH, is there anyway to get similar images in GH??Continue

Started by Dalia Hafiz Jan 27.

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Comment by Panagiotis Samaras on July 7, 2014 at 10:12am

Hi everyone, I was wondering if Shaderade has been incorporated in the latest Diva versions?

I have found a similar question asked on November 2012 without a clear answer. Could you please inform me with anything related to the Shaderade component?

Comment by Jon Sargent on March 17, 2014 at 4:33pm

Adam -- 2.0.0.7 is correct.  I think Jeff got a little ahead of himself.  :)

 

Comment by Adam Castelli on March 17, 2014 at 4:09pm

Hi Jeff. I just reinstalled diva - version 2.1.1.1, but the grasshopper version is still being shown as 2.0.0.7, not 2.0.0.8.  Is 2.0.0.8 included as the DIVA.ForGrasshopper.gha in the C:\DIVA folder? I copied this into my gh components folder, but I'm still seeing 2.0.0.7 as the component version, not sure why..

Comment by Jeff Niemasz on March 10, 2014 at 7:24pm

Hi Adam,

This should have been corrected. If you right click on a component you will see the version- if it is not 2.0.0.8 then you should install the latest version. Let me know if that does not resolve the issue.
Jeff
Comment by Adam Castelli on March 6, 2014 at 9:47am

Thanks Jeff. I would like to use the GenericTranslucentPanel_20 material, but this material is not shown in the gh material component even though it is in the material.rad file and accessible in the rhino diva menu. Not sure why it is that I can't get to it in gh. I see in the material.rad file that "The model requires the following two files have been added to a directory included in your RAYPATH variable (c:\daysim\lib or C:\Radiance\lib): rang.cal & Translucent20.dat" I'm not sure if this could be the problem because I only see "rang" in my Daysim\lib and I don't see "Translucent20" in either folder.. Any thoughts on this? I found that someone else had similar problem not seeing the translucent material in the gh menu.. here.. Not sure if they resolved it..

thanks

Adam

Comment by Jeff Niemasz on March 4, 2014 at 5:44am

Adam- instructions for creating a custom radiance material for the grasshopper component are here.

Comment by Adam Castelli on March 3, 2014 at 10:16pm

Hello. Is it possible to use a translucent glass material in a daylight analysis using Grasshopper? The specific problem I have is that I would like to model a translucent skylight and use grasshopper/diva to test angle variations of shading fins above this skylight on interior illumination levels. As there is no translucent material in the gh diva material component, is it possible to assign a custom material in rhino and then include it in the model which is analyzed when the gh daylight analysis is run? or another way to do it?

thanks

Adam

Comment by Jeff Niemasz on February 17, 2014 at 6:46am

The component is crudely meshing a nurb surface. Try meshing the curved surface to the desired resolution and then pass the mesh to the component.

Jeff

Comment by Germán Gonzalez Damonte on February 12, 2014 at 6:15am

Hi,

I have a problem with the geometry. It comes as a curved wall to the input on the Diva material component and exits as a simplified straight wall after this component.

Any advise or help?

Cheers!

Comment by kartik misra on November 11, 2013 at 10:34pm

thanks!

 

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