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.

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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.

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Articles from Ben

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

A to Z of Glass Types for Construction

An Overview of Architectural Software

How is Foam Concrete Used in Construction?

Digitally Printing Glass for Buildings

Building to Avoid Flooding

The Increasing Participation of Women in Construction