Waterson was born in Cambodia, raised in Canada with Chinese ancestry. He moved to Beijing in 2005 where he lives and works. He founded in50 Design (昱华建筑) in 2010 to push original design in China and enhance the interaction between human being and our built environment. He believe in questioning the norm and designs with the people in mind. Waterson’s works express a “joy de vivre” and a respect for the pure craft of design and architecture and used his talents to enrich peoples lives and experiences.