It will be over 100 stories tall…

Dubai has broken several records in the architectural category and Burj Binghatti Jacob & Co Residences aims to secure the title of the world’s tallest residential tower.

The Burj Binghatti project was announced by Jacob & Co on November 9. You may know Jacob & Co from their impressive watches and jewellery – a brand that follows a strong mission statement of ‘making the impossible reality.’ A tweet from their official Twitter account says the hyper-modern skyscraper is ‘inspired by the impossible’ like all their creations. 

For this project, the luxury jewellery company has partnered with Binghatti – an Emirati property development company in Dubai. It is one of the largest in the UAE for the project. 

Here’s what we know about the Burj Binghatti

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Since the tower is aiming to snag the title of ‘world’s tallest residential tower’, the most important information we’re looking for is the height – but this information has not been officially released yet. A Dubai property search website claims it to be 104-storey but we are waiting on an official announcement. In Dubai, currently, the tallest tower is the 101-storey Princess Tower which stands 414 meters.

The tower will be located in Business Bay and will include two and three-bedroom residences, an infinity pool, and in-house concierge services including private chefs, bodyguards, chauffeurs and chefs.

Since this collaboration includes a luxury jewellery company, we can expect the architecture to reflect a little bit of bling.

In an interview with Arabian Business, Muhammad Binghatti, CEO of Binghatti stated, ‘We took inspiration from the complex horological movements that beat in Jacob & Co timepieces and we integrated them into the key elements of the tower.’

He added that a diamond-shaped spire sits at the peak of the tower is reminiscent of an actual crown, an ornament of unique finesse inspired by the design of Jacob & Co’s finely cut gems. He added that it is a signature feature that will add further grandeur to the city’s skyline.

Images: Jacob & Co, and Binghatti Developers FZE