Dr. Bradley L Garrett

2016 Postdoctoral Fellow

School of Geoscience

Bradley L Garrett is a 2017 University Fellow at the Sydney Environment Institute and School of Geosciences.

Bradley is a cultural geographer and an expert on cities, infrastructure and social issues, he has published over 50 academic journal articles and book chapters. He also writes for several newspapers and magazines, including Guardian Cities and the Sydney Morning Herald. 

Dr Garrett is the author of four books including Subterranean London: Cracking the Capital (Prestel Publishing) and Explore Everything: Place-Hacking the City (Verso 2013), an account of his adventures trespassing into ruins, tunnels and skyscrapers in eight different countries. This book has been translated into Korean and Japanese and is currently being scripted into a feature-length film in Los Angeles. Brad is currently at work on his 5th book entitled Bunker: the Architecture of Dread, which is scheduled to be published in 2019 by Penguin in the UK/Commonwealth and Scribner in the USA. The book follows communities preparing for the environmental collapse and social apocalypse.

Brad’s work has been featured in media outlets around the world, including GQ Magazine and the History Channel in the USA, Conversations on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and on Channel 4, ITV and the BBC in the UK (where he is a regular contributor). He has been an invited speaker at The Festival of Dangerous Ideas at the Sydney Opera House, the Google Zeitgeist annual summit in the USA, and at the Tate Modern and Barbican galleries in the UK.