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The best under the sun.


Completely exposed. Magnificent still.

Open style awning for large patios and balconies: the markilux 1700 Whenever you would like to enjoy life outdoors, the open design of the markilux 1700 will create comfortable shading on your patio or balcony. Its organic design is elegant and timeless, and thanks to the stable torque bar, it opens up the option of connecting up to three awnings together, making it possible to shade large areas without any problem. Enjoy the pleasant atmosphere this much openness brings.

Options for this open-style awning.

Kassettenmarkise markilux 1700 stretch 202103

markilux 1700 stretch Available for narrow recesses and openings, with two crossover folding arms providing greater projection than width.

Kassettenmarkise markilux 1700 Chromelemente 202103

Polished chrome fittings Both the open style markilux 1700 and its enclosed sister, the markilux 1710, can be adorned on request with brightly shining end caps and trims.

Kassettenmarkise markilux 1700 LED-Line Gelenkarme 202103

LED Line in the folding arms The later it gets in the evening, the more pleasant the atmosphere. Dimmable LED Lines in the folding arms light up your favourite spot with charm.


markilux semi-cassette / open folding-arm awnings

  • markilux 1710

  • markilux 930

  • markilux 1700

  • markilux 1300

The top-quality finishing and smart technology of the markilux 1700 make this customised open folding-arm awning a premium solar protection solution. The bionic tendon developed by markilux and integrated into the folding arms of this awning ensures optimum power transference as well as low-friction, quiet opening and closing of the folding arms. The quality of this unique technology has been tested and confirmed by the Fraunhofer Institute.

If you opt for the markilux 1700 as an open folding-arm awning for large patios and balconies, you also benefit from the following additional features:

  • Maximum size: up to 700 cm x 400 cm (awning width x awning projection)

  • Operation with a stainless steel crank handle for manual operation or optionally with a hard-wired or radio-controlled motor including remote control

  • Optimal power transference as well as a low-friction, quiet movement of the folding arms thanks to the markilux bionic tendon

  • Up to three awnings can be connected to one another side by side so that particularly large areas can be shaded

  • Optionally, a markilux infrared heater can be integrated as well

  • If so desired, it can also be equipped with a sunlight sensor or a light and wind sensor

  • Can be equipped with a markilux vibrabox: the sensor for dynamic wind loads records the vibrations of the awning

  • Optionally available as a stretch variant for narrow open spaces

  • Can be conveniently controlled by app with the optional smart-home system Somfy TaHoma Switch®

Plan your markilux 1700 now with our Awning Configurator or the markilux Awning App: try out different sizes, awning fabrics and technical add-ons and find exactly the configuration that suits you best.