Every day, one in seven Canadians struggles to go for coffee with a friend or interview for a job because of physical barriers at their destinations. Although features like ramps and braille signage in elevators may be present, they hardly do enough if users only...

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,...

October 14th, Tenant Talks hosted its most recent virtual event “Reimagining The Office Space and Experience” featuring guests from the tech industry. Panelists included Amanda Nagy, Senior Manager of People Operations at Thinkific, Jason Bailey, Co-Founder of East Side Games and Keith Metcalfe, CEO of...

Retaining talent has always been a challenge for employers with skilled staff regularly jumping ship for better perks or higher pay. The pandemic has been a tricky time that’s slowly but surely changed what people are looking for. As COVID-19 took us by storm, employees...

[fvplayer id="4"] 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...

Until very recently, you wouldn’t have thought twice about touching a door handle or coffee machine button; these habits were very much on autopilot. The pandemic changed everything. Not only have we started to pay attention to how often we touch surfaces, but we’ve also...

Social distancing hasn’t stopped us from socializing. In fact, we’ve been more social, virtually, than we ever expected. Here at Aura, we’ve used this time to pick the brains of local and international leaders on what the future might look like now that we’ve been...