Tician and Judith Reisner were married in 1951. Two years later he earned an MFA in architecture from Princeton. He practiced architecture in Colorado and then in New York, where he became one of four partners of Marcel Breuer.
Tician designed buildings in the U.S., Colombia, Bahrain, Syria, China, and Greece. He became a U.S. citizen and was one of the founders and the first national president of Architects for Social Responsibility.
Tician died June 18, 2018, in Sheffield, Mass. At the time of his death he was survived by his wife, Judith; their sons Alexander ’79 and Nicholas; and seven grandchildren.