Tenant Talks is a complimentary event series featuring expert insights driving Vancouver’s modern workplace. VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – October 15, 2019 – Aura Office Environments (“Aura”) proudly hosted its first-ever Tenant Talks Lunch & Learn at Spaces in Gastown on Wednesday, October 9th.  Themed around Remote...

Vancouver-based design and construction management consulting firm RAM is a highlight of Aura's portfolio. Their space is a product of client-ready knowledge and creative problem-solving that helped give one of Western Canada's most important infrastructure-managing firms room to meet its quickly-growing demand. And to get...

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...

Tenant Talks is a complimentary event series featuring expert insights on office design and workplace culture best practices for companies located in Vancouver. VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – September 4, 2019 -- Aura Office Environments (“Aura”) is pleased to announce the launch of its very first Tenant...

While designing an office space requires a lot of creativity, data and analysis come into play as well. You may not think data is pivotal in designing office space, but it is. Going beyond headcount, it's important to consider everything from typical occupancy numbers, forecasts...

Forward-thinking companies understand that their main goal is to create a phenomenal workplace for their people. The heart of every office is its people; they are the wheels that keep the company in motion. For this reason, it's important to nurture a workplace culture and...

Designing a workspace in a way that connects to the natural environment is known as biophilic design. The concept of biophilic design includes the use of indirect and direct nature as well as place and space conditions. The name biophilic is relatively new. However, the idea...

As we move towards the future, individuals want to know that they're more important than machines and are searching for work that taps into the human experience. So when an employee is searching for such an experience and leaning towards meaningful work, much of what...

When it comes to the design and architecture of the future, change is vital. Occupants require change and designers must redesign environments to meet those expectations. Our workplaces have transitioned from windowless rooms filled with cubicles to inviting workspaces that rejuvenate and inspire. Before we...

In the business world, change can come at you pretty quick. When rapid growth happens at the ground level, sometimes productivity and employee efficiency aren’t the first thing your office will need to worry about. Sometimes, the first priority is your office space itself. When an office environment becomes too small, or inefficiently houses your staff and limits the achievability of your company culture and goals, there are a few options.