About Us

Our Trajectory

Vision

Where we are going:
2 click spatial info to know the world in high-res 3D.

Mission

What we are doing now to get to our Vision:

Delivering easy to use and affordable spatial info for property developers to make great architecture affordable.

Values

  1. Efficiency – We speed up surveying, design & planning, to make great architecture affordable.
  2. Happiness – We are customer happiness obsessed.
  3. Growth – We grow the pie for partners & us.
  4. Pro team – We are professional, reliable & accountable team players.
  5. Innovative – We are constantly learning, innovating & optimizing.
  6. Go-getters – We are bold, enthusiastic & unshakable.
  7. Builders – We make cool sh!t that people love.
  8. Harmony – We help communities & the environment thrive.

Our People

Simon Cookes

CEO

Twenty years experience in architecture. Past Director of DBA. Architecture award winner & judge. 3D surveying expert.

B Planning & Design,   B Property & Construstion,   B Architecture (Hons),   M Research (3D surveys). Architect Vic #17120

Daniel Moore

CTO

Twenty years experience in software engineering. Leader and manager of deep tech teams. Past Blackmagic Design. Past CSIRO eng.

B Computer Science (Hons)

Tony Duong

Modeling Manager Melbourne

Architecture grad, experienced in 3D scanning, drone pilot, 3D modeling, BIM, admin & customer support.

B Env (Architecture), M Arch

Yufan Zhang

3D Surveyor

Experienced surveyor in 3D scanning, LiDAR data processing, photogrammetry & RTK GPS.

M Spatial Eng, B Survey & Mapping Eng

Jin Teo

3D Scanner & Modeler

Architecture grad. Expert in BIM modeling, drafting & rendering across various software platforms

B Env (Architecture), M Arch

Harsh Baheti

3D Scanner & Modeler

Architecture grad. 3D laser scanner operator. BIM modeling & drafting.

B Arch, M Project Management

Jaymin Saliya

3D Scanner & Modeler

Architecture grad. 3D laser scanner operator. BIM modeling & drafting.

B Env (Architecture), M Arch

Gabriele Angeletti

Senior Software Engineer

Research & Development – Deep Tech.

MSc AI & Robotics, B Computer & Control Engineering

Tou Lee

Senior Software Engineer

Full stack web engineering.

M IT, Computing

Our Community

Nightingale

Nightingale Housing is leading a housing revolution in our cities by constructing multi-residential buildings that are financially, socially and environmentally sustainable.

LARKI has had the pleasure of providing heavily discounted services and other support to Nightingale.

Sacred Heart Mission

Meals, shelter and support for people who are experiencing homelessness and disadvantage in Melbourne and surrounds.

LARKI team have worked in Sacred Heart soup kitchens, helping to feed to homeless in St Kilda.

Melbourne City Mission

Supporting the most vulnerable and disadvantaged in Melbourne, advocating for social change. Including service provision in: disability, homelessness, training, training, justice & palliative care.

LARKI Founder did the CEO Sleepout – trying to sleep a whole night on concrete in 5 degrees – to raise money for Melbourne City Mission.

Our Environment

Green Peace

The leading independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems and promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future.

LARKI team regularly give money to this great cause to fight for environmental justice campaigns like: Stop Adani Coal Mine.

Carbon Neutral

Creating bio diversification through reforestation as a ‘carbon sink’ to offset our carbon use.

LARKI offset the carbon produced by planting trees with Greenfleet.

Victoria Eco Innovation Lab

An interdisciplinary design research group focused on innovation for more sustainable and resilient future cities. The aim is to shift thinking about both what is possible and what is needed using scenarios, modelling, and visualisations of alternative futures to help communicate these ideas.

LARKI Founder has been a contributor, teacher, guest critic, designer on various VEIL initiatives.

Your Career

We are hiring

Architectural Sales Rep.

Get architects & property developers out of the dark ages of low-detail, paper-based land surveys or tedious site measurements & onto LARKI’s exceptionally detailed 3D surveys.

This you?

You’ll be working with Simon Cookes. He worked for architects in Tokyo, the best architects in Australia (ARM) and ran his own architecture firm for 10 years. He judged the Architecture Awards, taught final year architectural  design at Uni Melb, and presented at conferences about 3D surveys. People often say he dreams big, has a big heart and is always smiling.

Simon has managed to get some of the best architects in this part of the world using LARKI 3D surveys to help them design better buildings and work more efficiently. They are loving it, quotes from customers:

“Whoa – this point cloud survey is next level!… They are an essential tool in any architects workflow… Nice job. Thanks LARKI.” James Murray – Director, Tandem

“LARKI’s work on Nightingale Village has been exceptional… So good to see an entrepreneurial architect see a problem in our industry, design a solution, then roll that solution out as a smart new product tailored specifically for us.” Jeremy McLeod, Director – Breathe Architecture, Co-founder – Nightingale Housing.

Time to take this project to the next level with your help!

Position title: Sales, Melbourne.

The successful applicant will be working in a dynamic co-working space in Carlton, Victoria with other tech startups.

This sound cool for now:

  • Casual, part-time or full-time.
  • $60k to $80k base salary, plus
  • 10% to 20% commission (could realistically make an additional $90k pa!).
  • And, if you rock, a possible equity opportunity (yep you can own part of the company!)

OK then, you sound like the next key player to rocket our startup & help change the world, literally!

Give Simon a holler at: info@larki.com.au

We are hiring

3D Scanner - Sydney

Dive into the cutting edge of 3D laser scanning technology and 3D existing condition modeling to help make great architecture more affordable.

This you?

You’ll be working with Simon Cookes. He worked for architects in Tokyo, the best architects in Australia (ARM) and ran his own architecture firm for 10 years. He judged the Architecture Awards, taught final year architectural  design at Uni Melb, and presents at conferences about 3D surveys. People often say he dreams big, has a big heart and is always smiling.

Simon has managed to get some of the best architects in this part of the world using LARKI 3D surveys to help them design better buildings and work more efficiently. They are loving it, quotes from LARKI customers:

“Whoa – this point cloud survey is next level!… They are an essential tool in any architects workflow… Nice job. Thanks LARKI.” James Murray – Director, Tandem

“LARKI’s work on Nightingale Village has been exceptional… So good to see an entrepreneurial architect see a problem in our industry, design a solution, then roll that solution out as a smart new product tailored specifically for us.” Jeremy McLeod, Director – Breathe Architecture, Co-founder – Nightingale Housing.

Time to take this project to the next level with your help!

Position title: 3D Scanner, Sydney.

The successful applicant will be working in a dynamic co-working space in Wynyard, Sydney, NSW with other tech startups.

This sound cool for now:

  • Casual, part-time or full-time.
  • $50k to $60k base salary, plus
  • 10% possible bonuses.
  • And, if you rock, a possible equity opportunity (yep you can own part of the company!)

OK then, you sound like the next key player to rocket our startup & help change the world, literally!

Give Simon a holler at: info@larki.com.au