Reception area of The Walbrook Building in London

Glass Partitions

High quality glass tubing and panels for partition walls in offices and new buildings provide a great-looking and long-lasting option for designers, as well as a welcoming environment for employees and visitors.

The elegance and strength of glass partitions

Glass is a popular choice for partition walls in offices, as well as architectural structures in modern buildings. In the office, it can give a cramped multi-room space a creative and open atmosphere while still providing privacy where required. In architecture, it can form bright, memorable features that welcome visitors and make employees proud. Alongside its esthetic advantages, a range of different properties deliver strength, durability, and safety for a long-lasting look.


Office partitions

All modern offices and the people that use them benefit from a light and airy environment. The combination of glass desk dividers and partitions really opens up a building’s interior to improve wellbeing and create a sense of inspiration and flow.


Home and living

Glass partitions have an important place in the home, especially in the kitchen where glass backsplashes offer protection for your walls and an elegant designer touch. Beautiful and robust, glass is both easy to clean and easy on the eye.



The entrance of the impressive NH Hotel in Brussels welcomes its guests with delightful glass walls. Composed of a series of transparent DURAN® Tough glass tubes, the walls provide a transparent and inviting atmosphere, increasing the hotel’s sense of elegance and character.


Office Entrance

Designed by international architects Foster + Partners, The Walbrook Building in London features an illuminated wall 70 meters long made of SCHOTT CONTURAX® and DURAN® glass tubing. The wave-like structure adds to the building’s theme of light and reflection, giving all visitor’s a calming welcome.



Opened in May 2021 in New York, the world’s first Google Store needed to make a real statement. That statement came in the form of a 15-foot-high circular glass installation that provides an stunning backdrop to a series of giant information boards.


Public buildings

655 New York Avenue in Washington DC is a mix of the modern and the traditional, blending 19 historic buildings with a sleek glass central structure. Inside the main building, curved glass partition walls are illuminated for a magical entrance.


Privacy in banks

It should come as no surprise to discover that the former Spanish “Bank for Architects” – now Arquia Bank located in Bilbao – has a wealth of architectural features, including transparent interior walls that separate the public area from the office space. Made using over 300 DURAN® glass tubes, the walls offer privacy as well as sound insulation.


Reception Areas

No one understands the beauty of glass more than SCHOTT, so when designing the interior of our head office in America it was a simple decision to install glass partition walls. We also went further, using CONTURAX® Tough glass tubing for furniture such as the impressive reception desk.

Interior of an office with large glass partition

Glass partitions

The majority of interior spaces are improved by the addition of glass partitions, which offer high transparency as well as exceptional safety features. With a choice of size, thickness, and even special effect glass printing, they provide a fresh, modern alternative to walls for open living and working areas.

Discover the strength of SCHOTT CONTURAX® Tough glass tubing and see how it handles the impact of a explosion.

Glass for strong, stunning partitions

SCHOTT offers a wide portfolio of glass tubing and flat glass that combines the esthetic advantage of glass with physical properties that make it strong, stable and safe. SCHOTT CONTURAX® and DURAN® borosilicate glasses are ideal for partition walls, with high chemical and temperature resistance enabling use in interior and exterior design, and high resistance to thermal shock providing the opportunity for integrated illumination. For an even stronger glass, CONTURAX® Tough and DURAN® Tough offer more stability, retaining their integrity under impact and considerably reducing the risk of injury.

The elegant solution to workplace privacy

Glass desk dividers and partitions are increasingly used in the workplace to improve sound control and increase light transmission to provide a more open and inspirational environment. SCHOTT flat glass provides offices with privacy, security, and the opportunity for individual design. These surfaces are also easy to clean. 

The elegant solution to workplace privacy

Open-plan office with glass desk dividers

The flexible design option

SCHOTT CONTURAX® and DURAN® glass tubing deliver high strength, transparency and visual quality, as well as the versatility required by modern design. This provides designers with the flexibility to create inspirational designs that blend perfectly with modern architecture.

The flexible design option

Two tubes of SCHOTT CONTURAX® Tough glass with one shattered

Strength and stability for demanding environments

NEXTREMA® glass-ceramic is a truly unique material that not only looks fantastic but can handle the most extreme of challenges. Heat-resistant up to 950°C with near-zero thermal expansion and high thermal shock resistance, it’s available in a range of variants in sizes up to 1950 mm x 1100 mm.

Strength and stability for demanding environments

Six variants of NEXTREMA® glass-ceramic of different colors