By: Dan Boram   As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, more employers than ever are now offering flexible working arrangements, giving employees the option to work from home (WFH) as needed and come into the office as they choose.  Offering flexible working arrangements with the option to...

In our post-pandemic world, we are seeing a lot of changes to the physical office. Many organizations are adopting flexible working schedules and hybrid work options for their employees. But how is technology helping with these new workspaces? Didhiti Bhoumik from Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) recently...

On March 17, 2021 Aura hosted the latest edition of our virtual speaker series, Tenant Talks™. In this conversation, we wanted to talk about the evolving organization and how people are evolving with it. Panelists included representatives from Robert Half Canada, Clio, Telus, Morneau Shepell, and...

The Covid-19 pandemic brought along unprecedented challenges for companies in every industry. Leaders rose to the occasion to protect the health and safety of their staff, find solutions that would sustain productivity, and ensure their organization’s survival through very uncertain times. As vaccines roll out all...

A non-profit organization operating in the tourism industry engaged with Aura to evaluate and reconstruct its downtown Vancouver office space that didn’t accurately reflect the company’s role or purpose.  Upon visiting the clients’ office, we discovered a very traditional design home to cubicles, many private offices,...

THE COMPANY Charest Legal Solutions, BC’s largest court reporting firm, has been providing court reporting services, real-time reporting, appeals, and mediation and arbitration rooms for over 26 years.  The company was doubling in size every 4-5 years. Traditionally it would accommodate this expansion by making the best...

Open concept or private office design? The great debate between these concepts persists with their respective benefits and drawbacks. In the past few years, open concept workplaces have become popular among tech companies for their ability to foster collaboration and creativity. However, the noise and...

As one of Aura's talented interior designers, Serena works with clients to understand their workspace needs, comes up with creative solutions to design challenges, and delivers an engaging and aesthetic space that their team will enjoy coming to every day.

Highlights

Law office design can help you attract and retain talent by:
  • Reduce space strategically to increase collaboration and socialization
  • Create Third Spaces to facilitate casual interaction, collaborative meetings, and relationship building
  • Increase natural light and air quality improve workplace wellbeing and productivity
  • Design your office to have a low environmental impact to align with employee expectations
  • Use colour psychology to strategically enhance employee positivity
  • Consider biophilic office designs that incorporate more greenery into the firm

As important as it is to cultivate a healthy and appealing workplace for your employees, it's also important to take note of how frequent remote work is becoming. Whether it's working from home or being on-call at a coffee shop, this generation of employees is...