The Lighting Visualiser (LiVi) is a set of Python scripts, authored by Dr Ryan Southall that function as an add-on to the 3D content creation suite Blender (www.blender.org). LiVi enables Blender to act as a pre/post-processor for the Radiance lighting simulation suite (http://radsite.lbl.gov/radiance/). LiVi allows geometry and materiality imported or specified by Blender to be exported to Radiance format, controls the Radiance simulation, and finally visualises the resulting data in Blender. As such it provides a unique workflow that embeds technical performance data within a digital design environment, allowing flythroughs, animations and accurate rendering of the Radiance results.
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|Published - 1 Jan 2010