David Koo was born in Sabah, Malaysia. He lived in Kuala Lumpur and Sandakan before moving to Britain at the age of thirteen. There, he earned a BSc (Hons) & Dip Arch, as well as a MSc, at the University of East London. Following his return to Kuala Lumpur in 1994, he worked at Ngiom Partnership as a design and project architect. He also worked as a contractor to complement his involvement in the building industry.
David established Chaos Creative based in KL since 2010 as a design and build office to accentuate in finer details of architecture and interior projects. He was awarded PAM, BHP and MIID awards in his projects.
A visiting design tutor at various architecture schools since 1998, he is currently mentoring architecture and interior intern students at Chaos Creative with a broader scope in art and design.