The highest occupied floor stands at 356.9 m (1,171 ft). The architectural height is measured from the level of the lowest, significant, open-air, pedestrian entrance to the architectural top of the building, including spires, but not including antennae, signage, flag poles or other functional- technical equipment as defined by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). Building function: A single-function tall building is defined as one where 85% or more of its usable floor area is dedicated to a single usage.

Thus a building with 90% office floor area would be said to be an “office” building, irrespective of other minor functions it may also contain. Princess Tower design was incepted by Eng. Adnan Saffarini Office to be one of the most elegant and outstanding high rise towers in Dubai, the challenge was to present an Architectural Design that would be one of its kinds to house the763 residential apartments with all facilities that makes living in that one tower city, a luxurious, safe, and self contained living environment. safe, and self contained living environment. One of the main challenges is the structural system where design has to take into account the seismic (earthquake) and wind effects which require the lowest possible aspect ratio and a massive design to give enough rigidity to resist possible earthquake and wind loads.

Eng. Adnan Saffarini Office was also the consultant assigned to supervise the construction of the Tower, putting a new challenge in developing the project aspect in all fields of Architectural, Structural, Electrical & Mechanical, Design and Construction Implementation and Management.