Ben Pilkington

Ben Pilkington

Feature Writer

B.A. (Hons) English Language and Literature, M.St. English Language and Literature

Ben Pilkington is a freelance writer who is interested in society and technology. He enjoys learning how the latest scientific developments can affect us and imagining what will be possible in the future.

Since completing graduate studies at Oxford University in 2016, Ben has reported on developments in computer software, the UK technology industry, digital rights and privacy, industrial automation, IoT, AI, additive manufacturing, sustainability, and clean technology.

Ben is happiest on a bicycle, loves sleeping in a tent or under the stars, and can’t function properly without coffee.

Articles from Ben

How to Offset Carbon While Building

Developing Construction Boards from Waste Products

Can Hemp Rebar be Useful in Construction?

What is Algae-Grown Limestone?

Retrofitting Buildings to Reduce Carbon

The Sustainable Utilization of Wood in Construction

How Can Moss Contribute to Urban Greening?

Using Ceramic Waste as a Concrete Aggregate

A Closer Look at Mixing Rubber into Concrete

A to Z of Insulation Materials