Book Contributions

Lawther, P. (2012). Miscommunication in Post-Tsunami Reconstruction, in Blakely. E.J., Birch, E.L., Anglin, R.V., Hayashi, H., eds. Managing Disaster Recovery: Policy, Planning, Concepts and Cases. Crisis Response, United Kingdom.

Refereed Journal Articles

Lawther, P. (2016). Toward a Natural Disaster Intervention and Recovery Framework. Disasters, Overseas Development Institute. Vol. 40. (3) pp 494 – 517.

Lawther, P. (2014). PERMANENT HOUSING IN COMMUNITY SOCIO-ECOLOGICAL RECOVERY: The Case of T.Vilufushi, Maldives. Post-Disaster Housing Reconstruction Journal, Vol. 39. No.3. pp 28-36.   

Lawther, P. (2009). Community involvement in post – disaster housing reconstruction*. International Journal of Strategic Property Management. Special Edition of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment. Vol.13. pp 153 – 169. *MELBOURNE UNIVERSITY AWARD WINNING PUBLICATION 

Lawther, P.M. (2008). The Use of Migrant Labour in Post-Disaster Reconstruction – Case Study of the British Red Cross Maldives Recovery Program. CLR News. No.4 2008. 

Lawther, P.M., Robinson, J. and Sofun Low. (2005). The business case for sustainable design – the City of Melbourne CH2 Project. Australian Journal of Construction Economics and Building 5, 2, 58-70.

Lawther, P. M. and Edwards, P. (2001) Design cost modelling – a way forward. Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building 1, 1, 32-42.

Lawther, P. M. and Walker, D H T (2001) An evaluation of a distributed learning system, Education + Training 43, 2, 105-116.  

Lawther, P M (1998) The role of interdepartmental learning in construction management education, Architectural Science Review, 41(4) 191-198.   

Refereed Conference Papers

Martell, A., Whitzman, C., Woodcock, I., Fincher, R. & Lawther, P. (2013  Forthcoming). Getting to Yes: building family-friendly affordable housing in central Melbourne. 6th State of Australian Cities Conference, Sydney.   

Lawther, P. & Nigra, M. (2013). A Performance Framework for Built Environment Projects. Australasian Universities Building Educators Association, Auckland, New Zealand, November 2013.  

Lawther, P.M. (2013) Community Directed Infrastructure Development in Vanuatu. World Building Congress, Brisbane, Australia. May 2013.

Lawther, P.M. (2011) Post-Disaster Recovery in Flagship Renewal Programs – A Case study of T.Vilufushi, Maldives following the 2004 Asian Tsunami. International Conference on Building Resilience: Interdisciplinary approaches to disaster risk reduction and the development of sustainable communities. Sri Lanka July 2011.

Robinson, J.R.W. & Lawther P. M., (2005). The Valuation and Appraisal of Sustainable Development. In K Tulla (ed), Facilities Business and its Management. 507-518. Helsinki, Finland: Technical Research Centre of Finland.

Lawther, P.M. (2002). Cost Planning – Is it a Sustainable Fee Earning Service for Consultant Quantity Surveyors? International Cost Engineering Conference, Melbourne. March 2002.

Lawther, P.M. (2002). The online investment – Designing for Maximum Return. Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the Australasian University Building Educators Association, Queenstown, New Zealand.

Lawther, P. M. and Gilbert, G. (2001). The role of community construction in education. Pullen, Stephen, Mehrtens, Virginia and Zillante, George, Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Australasian University Building Educators Association, Adelaide, South Australia.

Lawther, P.M (2000) Predictive cost modelling: investigation utilising a qualitatively biased research methodology. ARCOM Association of Researchers in Construction Management Conference, Glasgow Caledonian University, Vol.2. pp 605-614.

Lawther, P M (1997) Inter-departmental learning experiences at RMIT Learning and research construction, AUBEA Australasian Building Educators’ Association Annual Conference, UNITEC, Auckland, New Zealand, 16-18 July, 1997.

Non – Refereed Journal Articles

Lawther, P.M. (2008). Post Tsunami Reconstruction – The Maldives Experience.The Building Economist, Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors.

Lawther, P.M. (2004). Quantity Surveying in Samoa.The Building Economist, Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors.

Lawther, P.M. (2003). Cost Planning – Is it a Sustainable Fee Earning Service for Consultant Quantity Surveyors? The Building Economist, Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors.

Practitioner Notes

Lawther, P. (2008). Procurement methods in Maldives post tsunami reconstruction. The British Red Cross Society.

Lawther, P. (2008). Parity and equity in Maldives post tsunami housing reconstruction. The British Red Cross Society.

Lawther, P. (2008). Community involvement in Maldives post tsunami housing reconstruction. The British Red Cross Society.

Lawther, P. (2008). The use of foreign labour in Maldives post tsunami reconstruction. The British Red Cross Society.