MANY HOMEOWNERS HAVE SUFFICIENT LIVING SPACE BUT WOULD LIKE TO HAVE MORE
TIME TO SPEND IN THEIR GARDEN, EVEN WHEN THE WEATHER IS NOT PLAYING BALL.
THE R+T 2018 IS DEDICATING AN ENTIRE AREA TO THE TREND OF THE OUTDOOR LIVING.
The demand for solutions for outdoor living is increasing.
”More and more private customers want to expand their living
Stephan Urban, Managing Director of Markisen Urban in
Pforzheim. Customer, therefore, increasingly are turning their
attention to solutions that also protect against rain, such as
pergola awnings and terrace roofs. The relationship between
such solutions and traditional sun protection products, such
as awnings, shutters and blinds, is about 50:50 at Urban -
please note in terms of numbers, not sales.
Outdoor Living is experiencing a strong upturn. And the new
Stuttgart Trade Fair is responding to this trend. As Sebastian
Schmid, Department Director Technology, says, the topic will
38 area and create an oasis of well-being outdoors”, says
R+T markets 2018
occupy a lot of space at R+T 2018. ”Due to the development
of the market, which shows a clear trend in outdoor living, we
have optimised our hall concept. This was made possible by the
new construction of the Paul Horn Hall (Hall 10)”, says Schmid.
R+T 2018: NEW HALL, NEW MARKETS
In the next edition of the world-leading trade fair, the trade
visitors will find solutions for this area in the Oskar Lapp Hall
(Hall 6). ”We have recruited a lot of companies to create a
Mecca for the area of gastronomy and hotel business”. With
this concept, in addition to the usual R+T visitors, the Stuttgart
Trade Fair wishes to lure all decision-makers to invest in
the expansion of catering areas.
A living room
for the garden
This Pergola awning was installed for a private
customer in Ludwigsburg by Markisen Urban.