Close up detail of windows in a historical building restored with SCHOTT restoration glass


SCHOTT’s understanding of historical glass and manufacture methods allows us to offer bespoke services to restoration projects. Combining precise attention to detail with 21st-century safety and reliability standards, our unique glazing protects and preserves landmark buildings and cultural assets worldwide.
SCHOTT RESTOVER® and GOETHEGLAS glass restoring original windows in buildings from the early 1900s, as well as the 18th and 19th centuries

18th and 19th Century Glass

SCHOTT RESTOVER® closely resembles blown glass made in the early 1900s. With minimal thickness, it's easy to install as elegantly as the skilled artisans did two centuries ago. Elsewhere in our range, GOETHEGLAS is manufactured using the original process, creating the same irregular surfaces and unique character found in 18th and 19th century buildings.

Bauhaus-style interior of Schocken Department Store in Chemnitz, Germany glazed with TIKANA® glass for restoration

Glass for Bauhaus style

The SCHOTT TIKANA® glass range is particularly well-suited to the unique style of Bauhaus architecture from the classical modern period. While featuring the same slightly irregular surface found in the original glazing materials, TIKANA® also meets contemporary needs for noise and light control, as well as thermal and security considerations.

Windows of Cologne Cathedral, Germany, protected by SCHOTT AMIRAN® Heritage Protect anti-reflective glass

Historical Facades and Cultural Objects

When it comes to restoring important historical artefacts for display or preservation, glass plays a key role. SCHOTT's AMIRAN® Heritage Protect safeguards sensitive cultural objects and historic buildings such as Cologne Cathedral, with anti-reflective properties enhancing visibility and protecting against harmful environmental factors.