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...

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...

 Every day, one in five 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,...

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...