Restoration Glass

Stunning machine-drawn glass from SCHOTT can be produced for a variety of restoration applications to blend in with historic architecture styles, with a number of processing features including modern-day safety, security and insulation.

Babelsberg Palace in Potsdam, Berlin, glazed with SCHOTT glass for restoration

Roll back the centuries

SCHOTT GOETHEGLAS recreates glazing from the 18th and 19th centuries, capturing the original esthetic. SCHOTT glass has been used in the restoration of castles, stately homes and other landmark buildings around the world.

Exterior shot of Château de l’Aile, Vevey, Switzerland with SCHOTT RESTOVER® glass for restoration

Recapture a hundred-year-old style

SCHOTT’s RESTOVER® range closely resembles the drawn glass style of early 1900s glazing, while offering the minimal thickness that allows it to be used with historic window frames. With no harsh reflections, RESTOVER® perfectly complements the beauty of historic buildings.

Interior of Schocken Department Store in Chemnitz, Germany glazed with TIKANA® glass for restoration

Classical yet modern

SCHOTT TIKANA® glass blends in delightfully with architecture and glazing styles from the Bauhaus and classical modern style popular in the first half of the 20th century. The availability of modern features such as theft protection and overhead mounting, combined with original manufacturing techniques and authentic esthetics, offer the best of past and present worlds.

The Brendel Studio of the Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany, which uses SCHOTT RESTOVER® glass for restoration

Classic conservatories

Winter gardens were popular in the palaces and homes of the nobility in the 18th and 19th centuries, and SCHOTT restoration glass replicates the beautiful style of these buildings while maintaining the light-transmitting properties that helped to cultivate plants and food.

Two windows in the Chateau de l' Aile in Vevey, Switzerland, restored using SCHOTT RESTOVER® glass

Beautiful balconies and balustrades

The intricate glass designs seen in historical balconies and balustrades can be recreated by SCHOTT restoration glass, reinforced by modern-day strengthening without sacrificing esthetic authenticity.

The Van de Velde Building of the Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany, which uses SCHOTT TIKANA® glass for restoration

21st century glass with a 20th century feel

SCHOTT restoration glass can be processed to form a hybrid product that combines the period esthetics found in older buildings with specialist modern properties, such as toughened or laminated glass and insulating glass.

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