Perry Wold

Perry Wold

Brooklyn, NY, US


B.A.N.A.N.A.S N.Y.C.

suckerPUNCH Center for Urban Farming Competition Entry.

Place: top 10

Collaboration with Stephen Varady

Bananas are a tasty, nutritious, and highly portable snack. It’s no surprise that New Yorkers eat more
bananas than any other fresh fruit, about 112 million pounds annually. But bananas are not native to
the United States, or even North America. The delicate tropical fruit is shipped thousands of miles
in refrigerated vessels to the fruit stand, generating millions of pounds of greenhouse gases in the
process. B.A.N.A.N.A.S N.Y.C is our proposed architectural solution to this problem, an ultra-dense
vertical farm capable of producing over 5,000 tons of bananas annually, or about 10% of New York
City’s demand.

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Status: Competition Entry
Location: Brooklyn, NY, US