For the past 22 years, Josh McCullar has made photographs of vernacular buildings and ruins of the rural landscape across North Carolina and Virginia.

These humble buildings were made not by architects, but by those who sought to give form to a particular use.

In the end they define the essence of an architecture of authenticity whose form was born of intuition and economy.

"What’s left behind in time, are residual fragments that return quietly to the land, and indeed, they become the landscape of this place."