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

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

What is Transparent Wood?

Exploring Circular Principles with a Waste-Based Dome

How is IoT Used in Building Automation?

Do Fluid Viscous Dampers Between Adjacent Buildings Work Safely?

How to Offset Carbon While Building

Developing Construction Boards from Waste Products