[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...

[fvplayer id="7"] Every business’s culture is unique, and here at Aura, we spend our days creating experiential office environments that enhance those company cultures for our clients.  We recently wrapped up a 10,000 sf design project for the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade; here’s how we brightened...

Introduction  The scale of impact that COVID-19 has brought to the world relates similarly to the 2008 financial crisis and 9/11- devastating events that reshaped societies around the world in lasting ways. We know that this global pandemic will forever change the way people think, work,...

THE BUSINESS Eventbrite is a US-based event management and ticketing website with headquarters in San Francisco. The service allows users to browse, create, and promote local events. From music festivals, concerts, marathons, conferences, fundraisers, gaming competitions, Eventbrite’s mission is to bring the world together through live...

THE BUSINESS Trevali is a global base-metals mining company, headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, with its base-metals mines in Peru, Burkina Faso and Namibia. Trevali’s purpose is to be the world’s best sustainable underground mining company and recognizes that sustainable development is of critical importance in today’s...

Aura Office Environments “AURA” has released the new Aura Home Office package, a kit that targets to improve the well-being of your team while working from home. It is based a la carte and the full package would include a height-adjustable desk, a classic office...

Real estate investment firm CBRE released a recent study citing Vancouver as the #1 market for high-tech job growth over the last two years. It's a good sign for the tech sector, but it's also the catalyst for a few important questions concerning the centrality...

Few workplaces are more deeply tied to the idea of traditional office layout than the legal firm. Law offices have typically stuck to a philosophy that's lasted over a century: no matter how many people appear in the firm's name, lawyers are individuals with cordoned-off,...

Getting a vision for your business is just the beginning: if you really want to get the most out of your workplace's unique qualities, from plan implementations to employee relationships, you need a workplace strategy. A well-planned, finely-honed strategy can be the kind of blueprint...

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...