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...

The Business Not every modern business can trace its history back to the 16th century, but Sumitomo Metal Mining origins date back to Kyoto circa 1590, and Soga Riemon's techniques of copper smithing and smelting. After Sumitomo adapted to the introduction of Western technology in the...

Aura's most recent edition of Tenant Talks on March 12 centered around the importance of navigating and adapting to contemporary developments in workplace design for the legal industry. With the topic at hand, the conversations and Q&As involving our panel of experts had a deep...

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,...

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...

The Business Founded as Gulf and Fraser Fishermen’s Credit Union in 1940, G&F Financial Group developed over the next 80 years as a major credit union centered in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland. As a full-service credit union, they offer everything from basic checking and savings accounts...

Walls are both integral and easy to take for granted. Every office needs at least four of them — at least if you plan to keep it indoors — but after that, where do you go from there? Like many of the other elements of...