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

Nanomaterials in Construction: Properties, Performance, and Applications

A Closer Look at evolv1: Canada's First Zero-Carbon Building

The Use of AI in Construction

Bruntwood's New Low-Carbon Timber Building Project

Building New Frontiers with Martian Concrete

The Role of Materials Science in Building Design

A Coral-Inspired Organic Biocomposite to Replace Portland Cement

Could our Buildings of the Future Float on Water?

Shigeru Ban's Incredible Paper Tube Structures

What to Expect from Studio Gang's NY Natural History Museum Extension