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.
markilux 1700 stretch Available for narrow recesses and openings, with two crossover folding arms providing greater projection than width.
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.
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.
Unique markilux technology
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.
In addition to its first-class technical features, this folding-arm awning has a design that was accorded the Red Dot Design Award in 2012. This award is aimed at products that combine innovative technology and excellent aesthetics.
The round torque bar and the droplet-shaped side caps make the design of the markilux 1700 unique. This attractive folding-arm awning can also be ordered with polished chrome end caps.
Furthermore, you can choose the frame colour of your open folding-arm awning individually – the markilux 1700 is available in anthracite metallic, stone grey metallic and in an off-white textured finish as well as other colours. With your choice of a matching awning fabric, you can round off your new patio awning perfectly: choose a classic plain look or stripes from our awning fabric collection – there are 250 different patterns to choose from. Furthermore, at markilux you have the option of ordering individual awning fabrics in your desired RAL colour.
We would be happy to send you swatches of your favourite fabric patterns to help you make the right decision. Feel free to visit our fabric sample webshop or just stop by one of our markilux showrooms. Your local markilux specialist dealer can also show you the latest collection so you can judge the look and feel of the various fabrics and the elegant markilux 1700 folding-arm awning yourself.
Open folding-arm awnings from a specialist dealer
If you are interested in the markilux 1700, please contact a markilux specialist dealer near you. They will give you competent advice and support you in the planning and implementation of your large open awning, providing you with an individual offer with all prices and costs. They will also take care of every step of your sun protection project from delivery to installation.