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...

In 2020, more people than ever had the opportunity to work from home as organizations around the world made their best efforts to protect their staff from the spread of COVID-19. With renewed faith that staff can get the job done from wherever they work,...

Aura was tasked to expand one of Harper Grey’s existing Vancouver office spaces based on our direct experience designing law firms’ offices. We led several ‘hack-a-thons' during the early design phases to solve critical design questions and test ideas as a group. This process involved asking...

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...

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...

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 up...

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,...