John Lorinc has won of the inaugural Pattis Family Foundation Global Cities Book Award for his book, Dream States: Smart Cities, Technology, and the Pursuit of Urban Utopias!
The new prize celebrates books that deepen the understanding of the role cities play in addressing critical global challenges and urban policy. The prize is administered by the Center on Global Cities, a branch of the nonpartisan, nonprofit organization Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
The award comes with $25,000 prize and will be presented this November at the Pritzker Forum on Global Cities in Chicago.
Dream States, published by Coach House Books, previously won the 2022 Balsillie Prize for Public Policy and was shortlisted for the 2022 Donner Book Prize.